Veramyst is a nasal spray used to treat allergy symptoms including nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy or watery eyes. It contains a corticosteroid that reduces inflammation.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Veramyst exactly as prescribed.
Veramyst can make you more prone to infection. Avoid people with a contagious illness or infection while you’re taking this drug, and call your doctor immediately if you’re exposed to chicken pox or measles.
Diabetics taking Veramyst may need their other medications adjusted.
Before taking Veramyst, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Veramyst include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
How long does Veramyst take to work?
Veramyst may take several days to start improving allergy symptoms. If you don’t notice a difference after a week, contact your doctor.
Can I use Veramyst to treat nasal congestion due to a cold?
Nasal steroids like Veramyst are not effective in treating symptoms caused by a cold. Look for a spray or decongestant that’s specifically meant to treat colds.