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Table 1 Available Intranasal Corticosteroids

From: The Treatment of Vasomotor Rhinitis With Intranasal Corticosteroids

Generic (Proprietary) Name Recommended Dosage
Beclomethasone dipropionate Adults and children > 12 years of age: 1 or 2 sprays (42 to 84 μg) per nostril BID (total dose 168 to 336 μg/d)
(Beconase AQ) Children 6-12 years: 1 spray (42 μg) per nostril BID for total of 168 μg/d up to 2 sprays per nostril BID for total of 336 μg/d
Budesonide (Rhinocort Aqua)* Adults and children > 6 years of age: 1 spray (32 μg/spray) per nostril QD up to a maximum of 256 μg/d (> 12 years of age) or 128 μg/d (6 to < 12 years of age)
Ciclesonide (Omnaris) Adults and children > 12 years of age: 2 sprays (50 μg/spray) per nostril QD
Flunisolide (Nasarel) Adults: 2 sprays (58 μg) per nostril BID, not to exceed 8 sprays per nostril per day (464 μg)
  Children 6-14 years of age: 1 spray (29 μg) per nostril TID or 2 sprays (58 μg) per nostril BID, not to exceed 4 sprays per nostril per day (232 μg)
Fluticasone furoate (Veramyst) Adults and children > 12 years of age: 2 sprays (55 μg) per nostril QD
  Children 2-11 years of age: 1 spray (27.5 μg) per nostril QD up to 2 sprays (55 μg) per nostril QD
Fluticasone propionate (Flonase) Adults: 2 sprays (100 μg) per nostril QD or 1 spray (50 μg) BID
  Adolescents and children > 4 years of age: 1 spray (50 μg) per nostril per day up to, but not in excess of, 2 sprays (100 μg) per nostril per day
Mometasone furoate (Nasonex) Adults and children > 12 years of age: 2 sprays (100 μg) per nostril QD
  Children 2-11 years of age: 1 spray (50 μg) per nostril QD
Triamcinolone acetonide Adults and children > 12 years of age: 2 sprays (110 μg) per nostril QD
(Nasacort AQ) Children 6-12 years of age: 1 spray (55 μg) per nostril or 110 μg QD, up to 2 sprays (110 μg each) per nostril or 220 μg QD
  1. *Available in 2 strengths: 32 and 64 μg per spray.