Hay Fever & Allergies

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  • Beconase


Hay Fever & Allergies
  • Medication features

    Beconase is a nasal spray that is used to treat hayfever, allergies and allergic rhinitis. It belongs to the family of medicines known as corticosteroids. When the spray is used, it reduces inflammation within the cells of the nasal lining. This leads to a reduction in symptoms such as streaming, sneezing and allergic reactions associated with allergens (e.g. pollen)

    • Nasal spray
    • Steroid based 


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Beconase is a nasal spray which contains a steroid called beclometasone, that helps to reduce inflammation in the nose that is caused by pollen and open up the airways to make breathing easier.


  • What is Beclometasone used for?

    Beclometasone is used to treat the symptoms of seasonal hay fever.

  • How long does it take for Beclometasone to take effect?

    Beclometasone does not provide immediate relief. In most cases, it will take 2-3 days before the medicine reaches its full effect.

  • How do I use Beclometasone Nasal Spray?

    Adults should use two sprays into each nostril twice daily.

  • How long does the nasal spray last once it has been opened?

    Any remaining spray should be discarded after three months of first opening.

Side Effects

Side effects with Beconase are quite rare but can happen. These include:

  • Nose irritation
  • Nosebleeds
  • Headaches

If these side effects concern you, or you suffer some other adverse reaction to using the product, stop the treatment and discuss with a member of our team.


Info Leaflet

Before taking any medicines, regardless of whether they are over the counter or prescription-only, it is essential always to read the patient information leaflet.
Patient Information Leaflet