Alanase - Beclomethasone Dipropionate
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Alanase is an over the counter (OTC) drug used for the treatment and prevention of nasal allergies like Hay fever (allergies to pollen or dust).It can be used during the entire Hay fever season to get relief from irritating and restrictive symptoms like sneezing, itchy or runny nose and itchy or watery eyes.
One of the main advantages of Alanase is that it does not cause drowsiness and thus, can be taken at any time of the day. Known for its effectiveness against Hay fever, Alanase Nasal spray is recommended for use 1 to 2 weeks before exposure to known allergy-triggering agents (allergens).
Composition, dosage and some Dos & Donts of using Alanase
Alanase is composed of Beclomethasone Dipropionate 50 mcg USP. The recommended dosage for adults and children over 12 years of age is 2 sprays in each nostril in the morning and evening. However, not more than 8 sprays a day ( 4 sprays per nostril per day) should be taken. Never take more than the recommended dose at any given time, even if a particular dose has been missed or skipped.
Alanase must not be used by someone:
*below 12 years of age
*allergic to any of the ingredients present in Alanase
*who has had a nasal surgery, nasal ulcer or any nasal injury in the recent past.
While Alanase can be purchased over the counter or online, it is advisable to get a doctors nod for its use in any of the following conditions:
*any nasal surgery in the recent past
*any kind of nasal or sinus infection or injury in the nose
*whether suffering from any respiratory infection
*any existing viral , bacterial or fungal infection
*if the patient has a history of a bleeding nose or any blood clotting disorder or is currently using any blood-thinning drugs
*if the patient is pregnant or planning pregnancy in the near future.
*if the patient is a nursing mother
*if taking any drugs at present(even over the counter drugs and herbal products)
*any case of stomach trouble or peptic ulcers
*any medical history of diseases like liver, kidney or heart problems
Alanase must be taken strictly as per instructions provided on the drug packaging. Being a nasal spray, one should take care to avoid the spray from getting on to the eyes. If by any chance, it has gotten into the eyes, then wash it off immediately with plenty of water. Consult a doctor in case of any persistent discomfort.
The Alanase nasal spray should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture, heat and light. It must be kept out of reach of children and pets at all times.
Potential side effects of Alanase usage
Some common side effects may be observed with the use of Alanase. These include:
*Dry mouth, nose and mouth
*Bleeding of the nose
While the above are not a cause for serious alarm, consult a doctor immediately upon experiencing any of the below-mentioned symptoms:
*Breathing difficulty or wheezing
*Any kind of allergic reaction
*Any pain in the eye or any changes in vision
It has been observed that in cases of prolonged overdose, systemic side effects like rebound congestion and other serious complications can occur.