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Rhinocort Allergy Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check with your doctor if your symptoms do not improve in 2 weeks of regular use or if they get worse. Do not stop using your medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Do not come in contact with people who have chickenpox or the measles while you are taking this medicine. If you do, call your doctor right away.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Bloody nose

Less common

Body aches or pain

congestion

cough

difficulty with breathing

dryness or soreness of the throat

fever

hoarseness

noisy breathing

runny nose

shortness of breath

tender, swollen glands in the neck

tightness in the chest

trouble with swallowing

voice changes

wheezing

Incidence not known

Backache

blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin

bloody mucus

blurred vision

cracked, dry, or scaly skin

darkening of the skin

decreased vision

diarrhea

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

eye pain

facial hair growth in females

fainting

fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

full or round face, neck, or trunk

headache

hives or welts

increased thirst or urination

irritability

itching

lack or slowing of normal growth in children

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

loss of appetite

loss of sexual desire or ability

menstrual irregularities

mental depression

muscle wasting

nausea or vomiting

nosebleeds

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

skin rash

swelling

tearing

unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Burning, itching, swollen, or sore throat

loss of sense of smell

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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