Frequently Asked Questions | Nasacort®

Nasacort FAQs

Get answers to your questions about Nasacort Allergy 24HR.

  • Is Nasacort Allergy 24HR the same original prescription strength formula as Nasacort AQ?

  • Yes, Nasacort Allergy 24HR is the same original, full prescription strength medicine as Nasacort AQ.

  • Does Nasacort have an unpleasant smell?

  • No. Unlike some other nasal allergy sprays, Nasacort is scent-free.

  • What type of allergy symptoms does Nasacort relieve?

  • Nasacort provides 24-hour relief of nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy nose.

  • Does Nasacort relieve symptoms of indoor and outdoor allergies?

  • Yes. Nasacort temporarily relieves nasal allergy symptoms, which can be caused by an allergic response to indoor or outdoor allergens. Symptoms include nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy nose.

  • How long does Nasacort alleviate allergy symptoms for sufferers?

  • When used as directed, Nasacort provides 24-hour relief of nasal allergy symptoms. For best results, Nasacort should be used daily.

  • Does Nasacort start working on the first day?

  • Yes. Nasacort starts working on the first day you take it and after just a few days of continual use provides maximum symptom relief. It may take up to one week of daily use to feel the most symptom relief.

  • What sizes of Nasacort are available?

  • Nasacort is available in 60 and 120 spray bottles.

  • Will Nasacort make me drowsy?

  • No. There are no drowsiness warnings on the Nasacort label.

  • Where can I get more information about Nasacort?

  • An allergist, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider can help answer any additional questions.

  • Will Nasacort be safe to take with my other allergy medications?

  • As with any medicine, you should ask your doctor or healthcare provider about using other allergy medications in conjunction with Nasacort.

  • How many times a day do I have to use Nasacort?

  • Nasacort should be used one time per day. Use only as directed and please read the product label for complete dosing instructions and warnings.

  • Is Nasacort safe to use with blood pressure medicines?

  • Yes. Nasacort is safe to use with blood pressure medicines. Use only as directed and please read the product label for complete dosing instructions and warnings.

  • Is Nasacort safe to use every day?

  • Yes. Nasacort is safe to use every day. Use only as directed and please read the product label for complete dosing instructions and warnings.

  • Will I develop an addiction to Nasacort?

  • No. Nasacort is not addictive, and is safe to use every day. Use only as directed and please read the product label for complete dosing instructions and warnings.

  • When will Nasacort become available for purchase over the counter?

  • Nasacort is already available in its original, full prescription strength, without a prescription, in stores nationwide.

  • Do allergy sufferers need to see a doctor before using Nasacort without a prescription?

  • No. Nasacort is available for purchase without first having to visit a healthcare provider; however, people who are currently using Nasacort should continue to visit a healthcare provider as needed.

  • Where is Nasacort sold without a prescription?

  • Nasacort is available in drug, grocery, mass merchandiser and savings club stores nationwide.

  • Is Nasacort covered by insurance plans?

  • Over-the-counter medications are not typically covered by insurance plans. However, insurance plans differ for each individual, so be sure to check with your insurance company.

  • How much does Nasacort cost?

  • Pricing for Nasacort will be at the discretion of each retailer. Pricing promotions are available at Nasacort.com. Sign up for your savings now.

  • Is Nasacort AQ still available by prescription?

  • All Nasacort indications and formulation have transitioned from Rx (prescription) to OTC (over the counter).