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What i~ in your medicine Things to remember about Nasobec Aqueous Please read this V) leaflet carefully before you start to take your medicine. It contains important information. If you are not sure about anything, or if you want to know more, ask your doctor or a pharmacist.
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Nasobec Aqueous is a nasal spray. Each spra~ from the bottle contains: SO micrograms of Beclometasone Dipropionate (active ingredient), and Phenylethyl alcohol, Benzalkonium Chloride, Polysorbate 80, Dispersible Cellulose, Dextrose and Purified Water (inactive ingredients).
Your medicine may also contain

Before you take your medicine
Do not take your medicine if you: are allergic to medicines containing bedometasone dipropionate, or any of the other ingredients listed in the
'What is in your medicine' section.

another medicine to treat your eyes. You will only start to feel better after you have been taking your med.icine for a few days.

Before you use your nasal spray
1. If you are using your nasal spray for the first time, remove the clip (diagram A).

Tell your doctor before you start to take your medicine if you:
are pregnant, may become pregnant or

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How to take your medicine
Take your medicine as your doctor has told you to. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you, even if you feel better. Adults and Children over six years old When you first start using Nasobec Aqueous you normally take two sprays in each nostril twice a day. If you prefer, you can take one spray in each nostril 3 or 4 times a day. Once your symptoms are under control you should change your dosage to one spray into each nostril twice a day. It is very important to reduce your dose as soon as your symptoms are under control. Do not take more than eight sprays in 24 hours. Children less than six years old We do not recommend that children less than six years old use Nasobec Aqueous. Tell your doctor if you have watery or itchy eyes. He or she may give you \

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Who makes your medicine
The marketing authorisation holder and company responsible for batch release is IVAXPharmaceuticals UK, Royal Docks, London E16 ZQj, UK.

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What your medicine does
Nasobec Aqueous contains beclometasone dipropionate, which is one of a group of medicines called
corticosteroids. Your medicine has

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3. Hold the bottle upright with your thumb under the bottle and your index finger and middle finger on either side of the nozzle (diagram B). 4. To make sure your pump is working, test spray it into the air before you use it for the first time, and whenever you have not used it for a week or more. Hold the bottle away from you and press down until you can see a fine mist.

anti-inflarmatory properties. When taken regularly, it helps to treat and prevent t~e symptoms of allergic dust, and· nimal fur, such as itchy or reactionsl0 and sneezing. pollens (hayfever), house runny no

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Using your nasal spray
S. Gently blow your nose. 6. Close one nostril by 11:1 Wash the nozzle and dust cap in
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pressing your finger against it and place the nozzle of the spray in your other nostril. Tilt your head slightly so that the bottle is kept upright (diagram C). 7. Breathe in through your open nostril and, at the same time, press the nozzle once with your fingers to release the spray. 8. Breathe out through your mouth . 9. If you need to take a second spray, repeat steps 7 and 8. 10. Repeat steps 6,7,8 and 9, with your other nostril.

Put them in a warm place to dry, but do not use too much heat. Put the nozzle and dust cap back on.

IpOMI Th is leaflet was
revised in November 2004

youlcan. Children or adolescents who are using Nasobec Aqueous for prolonged periods may grow more slowly and your doctor will",ant to monitor their groY,1h. Using Nasobec Aqueous will not make you feel drowsy, so your ability to drive or work machinery is unaffected.

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What to do if y~u take too much medicine
If you take more than 8 sprays in 24 hours, tell your doctor immediately.
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If you forget to'take a dose
If you forget to take a pose at the right
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it has been open for 3 months or after the 'use by' bate on the box, whichever is sooner. Keep your medicine below 30°C away frpm light. fidge. put your medicine in the ~o not Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

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After using your nasal spray
Wipe the nozzle with a clean tissue and put the dust cap back on.

What might happen while you are taking your medicine
You may have some side effects while you are taking your medicine. Tell your doctor if you suffer from any of the following: Dry and irritated nose or throat. An unpleasant smell or taste. Nosebleeds. High pressure in your eye that may
cause pain or blurred vision.

(1Q Other information
This medicine is only for you. Never Thi information only applies to giV~'tbee anyone else. Nas to Aqueous which is distributed IVA Pharmaceuticals UK, Roy I Docks, the MA Holder: in t~heUK by I.onron E16 2QJ UK.

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Cleaning your nasal spray
You should clean the pump at least once a week to stop it from getti ng blocked up. Gently press upwards on the white collar to pull the nozzle off (diagram D).

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