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Frequently Asked Questions

Why use a nasal spray when there are lots of tablets to help treat hayfever symptoms?

Unlike antihistamine tablets, which are often more suitable for intermittent forms of hayfever, Beconase® has a proven corticosteroid that delivers ongoing relief from moderate-to-severe forms of both intermittent and persistent allergic rhinitis.

Do I tilt the bottle when spraying into the nostril?

Tilt your head forward and keep the bottle upright.

How long do I use the spray?

Your pharmacist or doctor will tell you how long to use this product for. Do not use for more than 6 months without their advice.

Will Beconase® provide fast relief.

It reduces inflammation and swelling in your nose but it may take a few days to significantly improve symptoms.

How do I use the spray?

Start to breathe in slowly through your nose. While you are breathing in, spray a fine mist into your nostril. Breathe out through your mouth and then repeat to take a second spray in the same nostril. Do exactly the same for the other nostril.


Beclomethasone dipropionate 50mcg per spray, Phenylethyl alcohol 2.5uL/g, Benzalkonium chloride 0.2mg/g.


For adults & children 12 years and over, the usual dose is two sprays into each nostril twice daily.