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What difference is there between Nasonex and Flonase

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Mainly structural: Both Nasonex (mometasone furoate) and Flonase (fluticasone propionate) are corticosteroids used to reduce inflammation in the nose. They differ mainly ... Read More
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Polyps: Mometasone nasal is the only nasal steroid indicated for nasal polyps.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Johnston
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Similar: Nasonex and Flonase are both nasal steroids but the steroid in Nasonex is mometasone and the steroid in Flonase is fluticasone. Both are effective for ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Similar..but....: Both are intranasal steroids, but Nasonex (mometasone) less drying.....
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not much: They contain different steroids, fluticasone and mometasone respectively, which do exactly the same thing. Nasonex is odorless, while Flonase has a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
41 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: Nasal steroids such as Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) when used as directed should not raise BP in the vast majority of patients. If someone is usin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Both are very eell tolerated.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Your son is on other medicines too, you can hold the nasal steroid spray for few dsys and see for yourself, no harm of holding it, and make sure it is ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Several choices.: It depends on your insurance coverage, your cost, and pharmacy availability. An antihistamine will help. Also decrease allergens and respiratory tra ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Some: If small and help avoid recurrence after surgical removal, need to investigate the cause,
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