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Brand name: Rhinocort Hayfever TM

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Active ingredients: budesonide

What it is used for

For short-term (3-6 months) prophylaxis or treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever) in adults and children aged 12 years and over, and perennial allergic rhinitis in adults 18 years and over.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Nasal. This medicine is given through the nose and absorbed through the nasal passages.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white, viscous thixotropic suspension

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient budesonide

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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