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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?

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

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Mometasone (Definition)

Mometasone furoate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more


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Please describe the medication: nasonex (mometasone)?

Please describe the medication: nasonex (mometasone)?

Intranasal steroid: Nasonex is the brand name for the intranasal steroid mometasone. It is a very effective medication for treatment of allergic rhinitis. While improvement can be noticeable within 12-13 hours, it can sometimes take up to several weeks to derive the most benefit. ...Read more

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Does Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) have albuteral in this medication?

Does Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) have albuteral in this medication?

No: It is a combination of a steroid and a long-acting beta agonist (fomoterol). Albuterol is a short-acting beta agonist. ...Read more

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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.

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

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What do I do about my horrible seasonal allergies? Should I start on medication like nasonex (mometasone) even before the season?

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

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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?

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

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How do you discontinue nasonex (mometasone)?

How do you discontinue nasonex (mometasone)?

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

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Can I take nasonex (mometasone) with buckleys?

Yes: Although there are several Buckley's preparations with varying ingredients, nasonex (mometasone) is safe to take with otc cough formulations in general. ...Read more

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Which is better nasonex (mometasone) or omanaris?

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 have to be used daily for maximum efficacy. ...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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Can I take nasonex (mometasone) and allery meds together?

Can I take nasonex (mometasone) and allery meds together?

Yes: Nasonex (mometasone) is a nasal steroid spray; oral allergy meds are, for the most part, antihistamines (either sedating or non-sedating). The combination is often used for more recalcitrant cases of allergies. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nasonex (mometasone)?

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

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Nasonex (mometasone) isn't coveded by insurance what should I do?

Nasonex (mometasone) isn't coveded by insurance what should I do?

Other options: Nasal steroids are helpful for allergic rhinitis. Other options besides Nasonex (mometasone) includes rhinocort, flonase, nasacort, veramyst. If you check with your pharmacy they can tell you which of the other nasal steroids are covered under your insurance plan. ...Read more

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What are the side affects to using nasonex (mometasone) 2 puffs/day?

Use once daily: Twice daily can cause excessive dryness and eventual bleedin. ...Read more

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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

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What are the precautions in using nasonex (mometasone)?

What are the precautions in using nasonex (mometasone)?

See package insert: All medications come with a package insert that describes the medication and its side effects. Another resource is nasonex (mometasone).Com. ...Read more

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What actually is nasonex (mometasone) for...Polyps in the nose?

What actually is nasonex (mometasone) for...Polyps in the nose?

Yes: It has been approved for polyposis however it may not always be successful. It is usually used for allergic rhinitis (hay fever). ...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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What is the difference between nasonex (mometasone) and dymista?

What is the difference between nasonex (mometasone) and dymista?

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

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Is it possible for you to take drixoral with nasonex (mometasone)?

Yes you can: You can take both together. There are no significant interactions or increased in side effects when taking both together. ...Read more

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Ok how long does it take for dulera (formoterol and mometasone) to work?

Ok how long does it take for dulera (formoterol and mometasone) to work?

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

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That have taken nasonex, (mometasone) did you experience any side effects & if so, what were they?

That have taken nasonex, (mometasone) did you experience any side effects & if so, what were they?

Side-effects rare: Nasonex (mometasone) is safe and effective. Most common side-effect is nose bleed from aiming the nozzle too close to the septum (structure dividing nostrils) so aim nozzle out toward ear on same side as nostril. ...Read more

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Every Dr tells me a different technic for spraying nasonex (mometasone). What's the best way to use this medicine?

Nasal spray: Point inside your nostril and tilt toward the outside of your nose. Don't tilt toward the middle toward the septum since it's not as effective and it might hurt. ...Read more