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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Prescription: nasonex (mometasone) is a prescription medicine,

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Stop it: You don't need to taper it, you can just stop it, but before you do, you need to consult with the doctor who prescribed it, you may need it long term ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Although there are several Buckley's preparations with varying ingredients, nasonex (mometasone) is safe to take with otc cough formulations in genera ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Same efficacy: There is little, if any difference. One may be better tolerated than the other. The best one is the one you will use faithfully as nasal steroids ha ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Very different: Nasonex (mometasone) is a prescription nasal steroid spray to effectively treat nasal allergies in patients over 2 years old. It is the most effectiv ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Alopecia Aerata: Har loss caused by condition called alopecia aerate sometimes responds to local corticosteroid injections or cream or lotion like mometasone, but crea ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Some: If small and help avoid recurrence after surgical removal, need to investigate the cause,
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pretty safe: Mometasone nasal spray is very safe as little is absorbed into your circulation. Minor side effects such as nosebleeds are common.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Can cause Headaches: Nasonex (mometasone) is known to cause Headache quite frequently which are not typical of Migraine
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Personal preference : They both work well. It is personal preference. Get a sample of both from your doctor if you can and try them.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Allergy med: Nasal steroid spray that helps nasal symptoms of allergy safely and effectively. Also helps nasal polyps.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes and no: This is a steroid, which may relieve inflammation which is causing congestion, but is not directly a decongestant.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Norvell
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Fluticasone is a steroid.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Very different: Nasal steroids such as fluticasone work best for nasal congestion and sinus inflammation, while antihistamines such as fexofenadine work better for it ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Mild typically: Like any nasal cortisone spray, nose bleeds are the most common side effect but these can be limited by proper nasal spray technique. Also, run-off d ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
Possibly: It depends on your skin coloring, the extent of hyperpigmentation and location.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Very bad idea: Mometasone is a steroid medication (like cortisone) that reduces inflammation. If you treat yourself the itching may go away temporarily, but the yeas ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The treatment of allergy nose symptoms can include nasal steroids and antihistamines.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Mometasone: This is a steroid used for skin inflammations such as eczema, psoriasis, also for allergic rhinitis & asthma.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Topical steroids like this are effective in this condition. Also moisturizing cream (like kera lotion or eucerin) can also help.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Few: Mostly very well tolerated. May cause oral thrush and sometimes worsening of respiratory sympt such as runny nose, cough and sometimes abdominal pain. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal steroid: No, the Nasonex (mometasone) should not cause this. Many longterm studies on intranasal steroids have not documented any systemic sequelae. The main s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Apples & oranges: Afrin works to reduce blood flow to nasals tissue, leading to reduced swelling. It is used to treat congestion from colds, allergies, etc. Nasonex (mo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes but why?: They are nearly identical in effectiveness except that fluticasone has a rose water odor which is not tolerated by a few. If you want to use up your n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not really: Fluticasone is a nasal steroids spray that works to decrease the allergic inflammation in one's nose and subsequently decreased one's nasal allergy sy ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Duonase is a combo topical antihistamine and nasal steroid, hence "duo." It is certainly helpful for enlarged turbinates due to allergy. Also nasal st ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Ok to combine: Each of the medications listed work by a different mechanism. Montelukast blocks the effects of leukotrienes; allergra is a new generation antihistam ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes, it could: Nasonex (mometasone) is a nasal steroid spray indicated for the treating the inflammation of the nose due to allergies. A primary symptom of nasal in ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Budesonide: It is Budesonide used in an "inhaler" form. It is a form of steroid used for respiratory problems that cause bronchospasm along with other meds. It is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Sunscreen to lower: Risk of skin cancer due to the theoretical increased risk of vulnerability to the effects of uv radiation. Therefore short term use is recommended in ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Use it daily?: If you use it twice a day for a month, you might get something called peri-oral dermatitis or steroid induced acne rosacea. I cannot cay if that will ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Mometasone: No significant adverse interactions with the spray & remeron (mirtazapine).
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
You should always: Believe that your doctor is doing what's best for you, if your doctor says you should combine those for three weeks then you should listen to your doc ... Read More
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