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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 2 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