Generic name: Triamcinolone acetonide
Brand names: Nasacort AQ, Nasacort, Azmacort
Why is Nasacort AQ prescribed?
Azmacort and Nasacort are metered-dose inhalers containing the anti-inflammatory steroid medication, triamcinolone acetonide; Nasacort AQ is a metered-dose pump spray. Azmacort is used as long-term therapy to control bronchial asthma attacks. Nasacort and Nasacort AQ are prescribed to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and other nasal allergies in adults and children 6 years and older. Nasacort is also used in the treatment of nasal polyps (projecting masses of tissue in the nose). Nasacort AQ may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide. Please consult your physician before taking any medication.