What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
Do not use any other medicines in the nose following surgery unless you are instructed to do so. For some patients, nasal saline sprays or rinses are recommended following surgery to keep the sinus passages moist. Follow the instructions of your doctor or healthcare professional following surgery.
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:
Bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
cough or hoarseness
increased abdominal or stomach pain and cramping during menstrual periods
muscle or bone pain
stuffy or runny nose
discharge or redness in the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
shortness of breath
tightness in the chest
Sores inside the nose
white patches inside the nose or mouth
Incidence not known
Difficulty with swallowing
itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
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:
joint or muscle ache or pain
nasal burning or irritation
stomach upset or discomfort following meals
Incidence not known
Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste or smell
change in taste or 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.