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Nasonex (Definition)

Mometasone furoate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of ...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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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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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 the best technic when using nasonex (mometasone)? Please dont let Ronald Krauser answer this. Hes 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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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). Whats 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

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I used a nasonex (mometasone) from a family member without knowing they had herpes. should I get checked or be worried?

I used a nasonex (mometasone) from a family member without knowing they had herpes. should I get checked or be worried?

No: All of have the herpes I virus already in our system and thus you are already infected even though your immune system has kept it in check. (This does not apply to Herpes Simplex II (genital) but then I won't expect you to use Nasonex (mometasone) on areas affected by HSII either) ...Read more

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

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

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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Is nasonex (mometasone) effective for unblocking ears?

Is nasonex (mometasone) effective for unblocking ears?

Ear-nose connection : Nasonex, (mometasone) one of multiple prescription topical nasal steroid medications, is an anti-inflammatory and as such often decreases edema or swelling of the nasal mucosa (lining). This can help open the nasal end of the eustachian tube allowing better air movement between the middle ear and nasal cavity. This can cause the ear to feel less "blocked". ...Read more

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Can nasonex (mometasone) cause moon face?

Nasal steroid: No, the Nasonex (mometasone) should not cause this. Many longterm studies on intranasal steroids have not documented any systemic sequelae. The main side effects are nasal irritation, epistaxis, and other local issues. ...Read more

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Can afrin be used after nasonex (mometasone)?

Yes, but....: It will dilute the nasonex (mometasone). If you need to use afrin, use it about 30 minutes before nasonex (mometasone). It will open up the nose so the Nasonex (mometasone) gets in better and will be more effective. Be sure to heed the warnings on the afrin packaging. ...Read more

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Can i take nasonex (mometasone) and patanase together?

Can i take nasonex (mometasone) and patanase together?

Yes: Since Nasonex (mometasone) and patanase work by different mechanisms, there is no contraindication to using them simultaneously. The patanase will have a quicker onset of action (same day) while the Nasonex (mometasone) (nasal steroid) will take a couple of days to begin to feel effect and peak effect may take a week. If symptoms require both meds, consider seeing an allergist to identify the underlying trigger. ...Read more

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Can you take nasonex (mometasone) and azelastine safely?

Yes: Nasonex (mometasone) is a topical nasal steroid and azelastine is an antihistamine and as a matter of fact, there is now a topical nasal spray that possesses both of these types of medications in a single nasal spray. It is therefore safe to take these together particularly if you have allergic rhinitis. ...Read more