Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Beconase
  2. Beconase AQ
  3. Flonase
  4. Nasacort
  5. Nasalide
  6. Nasarel
  7. Nasonex
  8. Omnaris
  9. Rhinocort
  10. Tri-Nasal
  11. Vancenase
  12. Vancenase AQ
  13. Vancenase AQ Double Strength
  14. Veramyst
  15. Zetonna
  16. Beconase AQ

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Nasacort Aq
  2. Apo-Beclomethasone Aq
  3. Beclomethasone Aq
  4. Gen-Budesonide Aq
  5. Med Beclomethasone Aq
  6. Nasacort Aq
  7. Nasacort Cfc-Free
  8. Nu-Beclomethasone
  9. Nu-Flunisolide
  10. Ratio-Beclomethasone Aq


Nasal corticosteroids are cortisone-like medicines. They belong to the family of medicines called steroids. These medicines are sprayed or inhaled into the nose to help relieve the stuffy nose, irritation, and discomfort of hay fever, other allergies, and other nasal problems. These medicines are also used to prevent nasal polyps from growing back after they have been removed by surgery.

These medicines are available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Aerosol Liquid
  • Spray
  • Implant

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