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Side Effects of Beclomethasone Nasal Spray

Common Side Effects of Beclomethasone Nasal Spray

Beclomethasone nasal spray has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials, in which a group of people taking the drug have side effects documented and compared to another group not taking the medicine. This way, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
 
In these studies, the most common side effects of beclomethasone nasal spray included:
 
  • Mild irritation of the nose or throat -- in up to 24 percent of people
  • Occasional sneezing attacks -- up to 4 percent
  • Headache -- between 3 and 5 percent
  • Nausea -- between 3 and 5 percent
  • Lightheadedness -- between 3 and 5 percent
  • Nasal stuffiness -- less than 3 percent
  • Nosebleeds -- less than 3 percent
  • Runny nose -- less than 3 percent
  • Watery eyes -- less than 3 percent.
 

Final Thoughts on Side Effects of Beclomethasone Nasal Spray

You may experience some or none of the side effects of beclomethasone nasal spray listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while using the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of beclomethasone nasal spray, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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