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How to use Nasacort®

See how to prime, use, and clean your Nasacort® Allergy 24HR bottle.

Get the bottle ready

Before first use, a new bottle must be primed.
  1. Remove cap.
  2. Shake bottle.
  3. Press and release spray nozzle until a fine mist is produced. Take care not to spray in the face.

Repeat these steps if not used for more than two weeks.

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Use the spray

Step 1 icon:  a hand holding spray bottle, preparing for use

Step 1

Blow your nose to clear the nostrils. Remove the cap. Shake and then hold the bottle with your thumb underneath the bottle, and the spray nozzle between your fingers.

Step 2 icon: a finger blocks one side of nostril

Step 2

Press your finger against the outside of your nose to close off one nostril.

Step 3 icon: a finger blocks one side of nostril, and spray bottle is inserted into the other nostril

Step 3

Place the tip of the spray nozzle into the other nostril and aim toward the back of your nose. The nozzle should not reach far into the nose. Do not spray toward the nasal septum (the wall between your two nostrils).

Step 4 icon: illustration shows a nasal spray bottle and nose

Step 4

Spray into the nostril while sniffing gently, and then repeat for the other side. Wipe nozzle with a tissue after use. Replace the cap by pressing it down over the spray nozzle.

Avoid blowing your nose for 15 minutes after use.

If the pump does not spray properly, the nozzle may be blocked. Never try to unblock nozzle with a pin or any other object. Instead, clean the nozzle as shown below.

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Clean the nozzle

  1. Gently pull spray nozzle away from bottle.
  2. Rinse spray nozzle only under warm water.
  3. Shake or tap to remove excess water.
  4. Reattach spray nozzle to bottle.
  5. Press and release spray nozzle until a fine spray is produced, taking care to avoid spraying in the face.

Nasacort® Allergy 24HR is now ready to use. Store between 20°–25°C (68°–77°F).

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