Omnaris

The below information on Omnaris has been taken from official FDA sources, but we cannot guarantee it's accuracy. Please use this site for educational purposes only. This site does not replace a proper discussion with your doctor.


    Brand Name:Omnaris
    Generic:Ciclesonide
    Availability:Prescription
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
2006-10-20 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
Altana Pharmaceuticals
This drug is available in the following forms:
Spray, Metered Inhalation
View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:
http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2006/022004lbl.pdf

About Omnaris

Omnaris is a corticosteroid nose spray which helps relieve inflammation. Omnaris is used for the treatment of nose symptoms (runny nose, itchy, and stuffy nose) associated with seasonal and year-round nasal allergy symptoms in adults and teens 12 years of age and older.

Omnaris was studied in children below 12 years of age, but did not relieve nose symptoms in study patients.

Side Effects of Omnaris

  • Adrenal insufficiency or corticosteroid withdrawal. When a patient has been taking a corticosteroid medicine by mouth for a long time and switched to Omnaris, the adrenal gland may not be able to make enough corticosteroid. Tell your healthcare professional if you get joint or muscle pain, weakness or depression.
  • Infection. Omnaris may weaken the immune system giving you a higher chance for infections. Infections such as chicken pox or measles may be more serious and may even lead to death in some patients. Avoid exposure to infections and tell your healthcare professional if you have been exposed to or get an infection.
  • Slowed growth. Omnaris may cause slowed growth in children. A child’s growth should be monitored while using Omnaris.
  • Infection in the nose and pharynx requiring treatment may occur if Omnaris is used for several months or longer. Omnaris may have to be stopped and the infection treated.
  • The most common side effect that may occur with Omnaris is headache.

Who Should Not Take Omnaris

You should not use Omnaris if you are allergic to anything in Omnaris.

Interactions with Omnaris

Omnaris and certain other medicines can interact with each other. Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements

Especially tell your healthcare professional if you take ketoconazole.

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