Omnaris (ciclesonide) is a nasal spray used to treat symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis in adults and children over the age of six. Omnaris nasal spray can alleviate symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and congestion. The active ingredient in Omnaris, ciclesonide, is a non-halogenated glucocorticoid that prevents substances in the body from causing inflammation. Tell your doctor if you have asthma, glaucoma, an open sore inside your nose, or a recent nose surgery before using Omnaris.
Always refer to the medication’s information leaflet before using Omnaris Nasal Spray.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions.
Before using Omnaris, you should ensure you are not allergic to ciclesonide. Additionally, tell your doctor if you have the following conditions to make sure Omnaris is safe for you:
Additionally, you should let your doctor know if you have recently used any steroid medicine, such as methylprednisolone, prednisone, fluticasone, dexamethasone, or beclomethasone.
Common side effects of ciclesonide include:
Contact your doctor right away if you experience:
What drug interactions can I expect when taking Omnaris Nasal Spray?
Omnaris (ciclesonide) may interact with many prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Before taking Omnaris, always inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking.
Can I take Omnaris Nasal Spray while pregnant or breastfeeding?
There have been no adequate studies in pregnant women to show that taking Omnaris is unsafe. However, animal studies have shown fetal toxicity when applied to the skin. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should always consult your healthcare provider to discuss the best option for you. Omnaris should only be used during pregnancy if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
What is the recommended dosage for Omnaris Nasal Spray?
For both seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, the recommended dosage of ciclesonide is two sprays per nostril, per day. You should not take more than two sprays in each nostril every 24 hours. However, the dosage will vary from person to person depending on many factors. Always follow your doctor’s dosage instructions.