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Budesonide Nasal Spray: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking budesonide nasal spray if you have:
 
  • Not had chickenpox or the measles (and have not been vaccinated against them)
  • Tuberculosis, herpes, or any other infections
  • Recently had nasal surgery
  • Sores or injury to the inside of your nose
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Budesonide Nasal Spray to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Budesonide Nasal Spray?

In most instances, an overdose of budesonide nasal spray is unlikely to cause serious problems. Even using an entire bottle at once is not likely to cause serious overdose symptoms. However, using too much budesonide nasal spray over a long period of time may cause problems.
 
(Click Rhinocort Aqua Overdose for more information.)
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Budesonide Nasal Spray?

If you forget to take your budesonide nasal spray dose, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 
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