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My mom is 72 years old. Three years ago, she was diagnosed with dementia. She takes zoloft, cymbalta, (duloxetine) a cholesterol pill, nasonex, and aspirin. Does overmedication lead to parkinsonism symptoms?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
That have taken nasonex, (mometasone) did you experience any side effects & if so, what were they?
Every Dr tells me a different technic for spraying nasonex (mometasone). Whats the best way to use this medicine?
I used a nasonex (mometasone) from a family member without knowing they had herpes. should I get checked or be worried?
I've been using nasonex (mometasone) for a month now, and when ever I use it i had this green inflamation coming out, and it happen everydaywhat should I do?
Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more
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
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
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