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Efnase Nasal Spray

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
120md Nasal Spray in Bottle
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Efnase 50 MCG Description

Efnase Nasal Spray is a steroid medicine. It is used for the treatment and management of allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the nose's inner mucous membrane), seasonal allergic conditions such as snee...
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ContainsFluticasone(50.0 Mcg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, altered smell or taste sensations, dryness of nose
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Efnase 50 MCG

Efnase Nasal Spray is used to manage and treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis like sneezing, runny, stuffy or itchy nose, teary eyes, etc.

Contraindications of Efnase 50 MCG

  • If you are allergic to fluticasone or any other ingredients of Efnase Nasal Spray.
  • If your child is below 4 years old.

Side effects of Efnase 50 MCG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Altered taste
  • Loss of smell

Precautions and Warnings of Efnase 50 MCG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Efnase Nasal Spray during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information available about the use of Efnase Nasal Spray in pregnant women, consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe it to you if considered essential after assessing the benefits and its need.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Efnase Nasal Spray while breastfeeding?
A:
As there is limited information available about the use of Efnase Nasal Spray in a breastfeeding woman, consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe it to you if considered essential after assessing the benefits and its need.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Efnase Nasal Spray?
A:
Efnase Nasal Spray may make you dizzy and blur your vision. Thus, you should either be cautious or avoid driving while using this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Efnase Nasal Spray?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Efnase Nasal Spray. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have asthma.
  • You have had any nose injury or operation.
  • You are suffering from a nose infection.
  • This medicine when used in children may cause growth retardation. Thus, it is necessary to keep monitoring the height of children receiving prolonged treatment with Efnase Nasal Spray.
  • Continue using this medicine even if you may not feel that better right away, as it may take a few days for this medicine to work.
  • Efnase Nasal Spray should not be used in children below 4 years of age.

Mode of Action of Efnase 50 MCG

How Does It Work?

Fluticasone in Efnase Nasal Spray works by blocking certain natural substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergic reactions, reducing itching, redness, swelling.

Directions for Use of Efnase 50 MCG

  • Use Efnase Nasal Spray exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean your nose by gently blowing over a handkerchief or tissue.
  • Insert the tip into the affected nose by tilting the head forward in the upright position.
  • Use the spray by squeezing the bottle once and inhale inwards.
  • Remove the tip from the nostril and repeat the same for the other nostril.
  • Do not forget to replace the cap tightly after use.

Interactions of Efnase 50 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Efnase Nasal Spray may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a planne...
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  • Medicines like ritonavir (used to treat HIV infection) should not be used concomitantly along with this medicine unless necessary, as it is known to cause some severe side effects.
  • Concomitant use of Efnase Nasal Spray along with ketoconazole, itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections), cobicistat-containing medicines and steroids should be avoided as you may be at an increa...
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Storage and disposal of Efnase 50 MCG

  • Store Efnase Nasal Spray in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Efnase 50 MCG

Overdose

Excess of Efnase Nasal Spray may lead to symptoms like fever, shaking, chills, headache, diarrhoea, cramping, vomiting, weakness, fatigue, weight gain. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any o...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed one and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do no...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Efnase Nasal Spray on my own?

A: No, you should not stop taking Efnase Nasal Spray unless it is advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking this medicine, the symptoms may come back.

Q: Does Efnase Nasal Spray contain steroids?

A: Yes, Efnase Nasal Spray contains a steroid medicine that is very effective and safe in improving the symptoms of nose allergy (allergic rhinitis).

Q: Can I take Efnase Nasal Spray for sneezing due to common cold?

A: No, Efnase Nasal Spray should not be used to treat the common cold. This medicine is meant to be used only for allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis, hay fever. seasonal allergic condition, etc. Common cold can be due to viral infection and this medicine is ineffective against such infection. Do not self-medicate.

Q: For how long should I take Efnase Nasal Spray?

A: You should use Efnase Nasal Spray as advised by your doctor or follow the instruction mentioned in the leaflet. Clean your nose by gently blowing over a handkerchief or tissue. Tilt your head forward in the upright position and insert the tip into the affected nose.
Product Details
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EFNASE
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 05:26 PM (IST)

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