Nasonex Nasal Spray (Mometasone)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Nasonex Nasal Spray50 mcg/140 dose

Generic Equivalent of Nasonex Nasal Spray

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Mometasone50 mcg/100 dose
Mometasone50 mcg/140 dose

Nasonex Nasal Spray Information:



Nasonex (Generic name: Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate) is a prescription nasal allergy medication approved for the treatment of perennial (year-round indoor) and seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) in patients 2 years of age and older. Nasonex is also used to help prevent most seasonal nasal allergy symptoms before they start in patients 12 years and older, when taken 2 to 4 weeks before the start of allergy season. In addition, for patients 18 years and older, Nasonex can treat nasal polyps and help reduce the nasal congestion/obstruction they can cause. Nasonex Nasal Spray contains the active ingredient Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate, which is a type of medicine known as a corticosteroid (anabolic steroid). Corticosteroids have many important functions in the body, including control of inflammatory responses. Inflammation often occurs as a result of an allergic reaction, and people who suffer from nasal allergies (allergic rhinitis), such as hay fever, or dust mite or pet allergies, tend to experience a variety of symptoms due to this inflammation. Taken just once a day, Nasonex can delivery fast relief for allergy symptoms, such as congestion, itching, sneezing, stuffy or runny nose. Use Nasonex spray exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Nasonex Nasal Spray Side Effects:

Nasonex aqueous nasal spray is generally well tolerated. The most common Nasonex side effects are coughing, flu-like symptoms, headache, nosebleeds, sore throat and viral infection. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as bloody mucus, persistent nosebleeds, sore or ulcers inside the nose, vision problems, or signs of a serious allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing, chest pain, hives, swelling of the face, lips, eyes), please inform your doctor immediately.

Nasonex Nasal Spray Precautions:

Do NOT use Nasonex AQ if you are allergic to Mometasone or any of the ingredients in Nasonex medication. Corticosteroids may affect growth in adolescents and children, so your doctor will monitor the situation carefully while your child is using Mometasone nasal. Before using Nasonex nasal, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as active viral infection, dormant tuberculosis, glaucoma or cataracts, herpes simplex infection of the eye, sores or ulcers in the nose. Tell your doctor about all the prescriptions and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Nasonex drug, especially of: corticosteroid medicines (e.g., prednisone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone), and other nasal sprays. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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