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Nasonex (mometasone) vs. Flonase, which is better?

Nasonex (mometasone) vs. Flonase, which is better?

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Dr. James Chapman
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Fluticasone (Definition)

Fluticasone is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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Is drixine nasal spray similar to nasonex (mometasone)?

Is drixine nasal spray similar to nasonex (mometasone)?

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 effective treatment for nasal allergies and used on a regular basis. Drixine is available over the counter oxymetazoline, a nasal decongestant which works quickly but designed for short term use (less than 4-6 days) due to risk of rebound nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Which is better for nasal allergies: nasacort (triamcinolone) or flonase?

Equal: When it comes to nasal steroid sprays they are all effective and it typically becomes a "patient preference." Flonase smells like flowers and requires a doctors prescription (until spring 2015 when it goes over the counter). Nasacort (triamcinolone) is tasteless and odorless and has been available without a prescription since spring 2014. ...Read more

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Is fluticasone propionat spray a decongestant?

Is fluticasone propionat spray a decongestant?

Yes and no: This is a steroid, which may relieve inflammation which is causing congestion, but is not directly a decongestant. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between saline nasal spray and nasonex (mometasone)?

Is there a difference between saline nasal spray and nasonex (mometasone)?

Nasonex (mometasone) vs saline : Saline nasal spray is a non-prescription preparation that is useful to reduce nasal congestion and thin mucus. Nasonex (mometasone) is a prescription nasal anti-inflammatory (steroid) spray use alone or in combination with other nasal sprays or oral medication to treat conditions like seasonal and year-round allergies and vasomotor rhinitis. ...Read more

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Does Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) help nasal polyps?

Some: If small and help avoid recurrence after surgical removal, need to investigate the cause, ...Read more

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Which better omnaris or nasonex (mometasone)?

Which better omnaris or nasonex (mometasone)?

Personal preference : They both work well. It is personal preference. Get a sample of both from your doctor if you can and try them. ...Read more

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Zyrtec vs cetirizine?

Zyrtec vs cetirizine?

Same and different: Both one and same thing antihitamine once a day pill generic vs no generic, both over the counter. Should be taken at night as it can make you sleepy. Try not to take every day every pill has side effects. ...Read more

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What's the difference between Flonase and nasonex (mometasone) nose sprays?

Not much: They contain different steroids, fluticasone and mometasone respectively, which do exactly the same thing. Nasonex is odorless, while Flonase has a "rosy" smell. ...Read more

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Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray a decongestant for your sinuses?

Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray a decongestant for your sinuses?

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 symptoms. A decongestant, for example pseudphed, is a vaso constrictor, that shrinks blood vessel that ultimately shrinks the nasal mucosa. ...Read more

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Which is better for sinusitis? Flixotide or nasonex (mometasone)?

Steroid spray: Flixotide is fluticasone nasal spray commonly known as Flonase in the us. It and Nasonex (mometasone) are comparable in efficacy and safety and work about the same in the treatment of nasal congestion associated with sinus disease. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray?

What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray?

Allergy med: Nasal steroid spray that helps nasal symptoms of allergy safely and effectively. Also helps nasal polyps. ...Read more

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How do asthma oral steroids compare? Budesonide versus fluticasone, mometasone etc.

How do asthma oral steroids compare? Budesonide versus fluticasone, mometasone etc.

Not Fair Question: Everybody's genetics are different, so response to steroids between everybody is different. There are charts to show potency on each individual steroid. The most important thing is to find the right medical therapy to get your asthma under control...Not the low dose of inhaled corticosteroid or the type used. Oral steroids are much more dangerous with higher side effects. ...Read more

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Which is safer, fluticasone formetrol or propionate? For nasal turbinates hypertrophy.

Which is safer, fluticasone formetrol or propionate? For nasal turbinates hypertrophy.

Likely same: Are you sure the other product is fluticasone formetrol and not furoate? Having said that , it can be stated that all nasal steroid products have similar efficacy and side effect profile although Rhinocort Aqua is the only one with a pregnancy category B classification. Fluticasone furoate apparently relieves eye allergy symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Which is stronger? Fonase or nasonex (mometasone)?

About the same: Topical nasal steroids have about equal efficacy (activity) and safety. Flonase (fluticasone) and Nasonex (mometasone) are about the same. It depends on what your physician gets into the habit of using. Also some patients prefer one over the other because one of the two topical sprays is less irritating. There is little evidence that one is better than the other. ...Read more

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Any difference between nasonex (mometasone) and beconase?

Any difference between nasonex (mometasone) and beconase?

Nasal spray differen: They are two different steroid nasal sprays (beclormethasone and mometasone) but otherwise are used similarly and should have similar effects. ...Read more

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Nasacort (triamcinolone) or flonaise, what is better for treating nasal allergies?

Nasacort (triamcinolone) or flonaise, what is better for treating nasal allergies?

Roughly Equal: Either of these sprays are fine for allergies. They both work the same way. Nasacort (triamcinolone) is available over the counter which means you do not need a prescription. It is also scent and alcohol free so it is easier on the nose. Flonase is very effective, but does contain alcohol and some scent which does irritate some noses. ...Read more

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Is flunosilide nasal spray a steroid?

Is flunosilide nasal spray a steroid?

Yes: Flunisolide is a nasal steroid spray, specifically a corticosteroid, (not the type that athletes and bodybuilders would abuse!) ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Nasacort (Definition)

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Flonase (Definition)

Flonase is the brand name of a nasal steroid spray ...Read more