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I am 54y old. When lying down or leaning forward I have globus sensation and need to cough up. I use Nasonex, (mometasone) and medications for LPreflux didn't help?
Perhaps see ENT/GI: If treatments for postnasal drip and gastroesophageal reflux did not help, it may be time to see either an otolaryngologist (ear-nose-throat physician) or a gastroenterologist to have a look with a fiberoptic camera and see what is going on. Which you should see depends on your symptoms; a primary care physician or HealthTap Prime or Concierge physician should be able to guide you. ...Read more
I have allergies and it feels like I have a cold year round. I've tried all kinds of medication. I've been looking into getting nasonex (mometasone). Does it work.
May be: The gold standard treatment for allergic rhinitis is intranasal steroids sprays. Nasonex (mometasone) is one of them. Different people respond to different ins. Ins for year round allergy should be used on daily basis. If you do not have symptoms after ins, it suggests you are well controlled but not cured. Otherwise, you need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
What do I do about my horrible seasonal allergies? Should I start on medication like nasonex (mometasone) even before the season?
Allergies: Seasonal allergies can be treated with OTC medications such as generic Zyrtec, Claritin, or Seldane, with generic Flonase and Cromolyn nasal sprays preceded by a plain Saline spray like Simply Saline or Ocean Spray. Reducing exposure to allergens by removing drapery & carpeting, encasing pillows & mattresses, showering & shampooing after exposure to pollens helps too. 'Prevention Works'! ...Read more
I have emphysema and am using dulera (formoterol and mometasone) by itself it there another medication I can use with it besides my rescue inhaler?
Emphysema: Is rather a syndrome, management is long term and multifaceted, drug therapy is only one aspect, environmental control and habit control like stopping smoking and avoiding smokers is important, nutrition and physical activity. Given that you are only on these two medications, means your doctor is comfortable with that regimen, if otherwise, you feel uncontrolled, kindly revisit your doctor ...Read more
Do any asthma medication make your muscles sore take abuterol 4 mg, singulair, advair and nasonex (mometasone)?
Albuterol can: Make your muscles shake and could cause spasm and soreness ...Read more
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 if you are suffering from year round nasal problems. ...Read more
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
Nasonex (mometasone): Nasonex (mometasone furoate) is a steroid that you spray in the nose. We prescribe it for allergies, allergic rhinitis, stuffy nose, sinusitis and nasal polyps. While this type of steroid won't bulk you up and give you big muscles, it can give some people a nosebleed. It's a category c medicine, but many doctors do prescribe it during pregnancy. ...Read more
Use once daily: Twice daily can cause excessive dryness and eventual bleedin. ...Read more
What the best technic when using nasonex (mometasone)? Please don't let Ronald Krauser answer this. He's a jerk.
Aim towards side:
Where the swelling it and don't breathe in as per package insert while spraying.
By the way, name-calling is not appreciated here. Good luck. ...Read more
Nasonex (mometasone): Yes, it is safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
One vs. Two: Nasonex (mometasone) is a nasal steroid spray only, while Dymista is a combination of fluticasone (steroid) + azelastine (antihistamine). For a little more information, please read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/if-one-is-good-2-are-better-a-new-nasal-spray-containing-2-medications/. ...Read more
Yes you can: You can take both together. There are no significant interactions or increased in side effects when taking both together. ...Read more
Dulera (formoterol and mometasone): Is not meant to work to alleviate symptoms. It is an anti-inflammatory medicine which takes time to take effect and a long acting bronchodilator which is not used to open up the airways fully, just low level so the rescue medicine can take effect faster. You still need your bronchodilator. Reconsider changing Lisinopril to arb if you have chronic cough. Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) will work but not noticeably. ...Read more