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Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Beconase AQ. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of Beconase AQ include but are not limited to:
 
  • Irritation of the nose or throat
  • Occasional sneezing attacks.
     
(Click Beconase Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions With Beconase

Beconase AQ is unlikely to interact with other medications (see Beconase Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

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