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Nasonex (Definition)

Mometasone furoate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of ...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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What is the difference between nasonex (mometasone) and flonase?

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

Similar: Nasonex and Flonase are both nasal steroids but the steroid in Nasonex is mometasone and the steroid in Flonase is fluticasone. Both are effective for allergic rhinitis. Nasonex is scent-free. Fluticasone is available as a generic. ...Read more

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

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

Big difference: Nasonex is a topical nasal steroid called mometasone. It is very effective for nasal allergies and approved down to age 2 years old. It's administered once a day.
Patanase is a nasal antihistamine approved for children 6 years old and older. Patanase is not a steroid. It is administered twice a day. They both work well. ...Read more

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What's the difference between Flonase and nasonex (mometasone) nose sprays?

What's the difference between Flonase and nasonex (mometasone) nose sprays?

Not much: They contain different steroids, fluticasone and mometasone respectively, which do exactly the same thing. Nasonex is odorless, while Flonase has a "rosy" smell. ...Read more

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Any difference between nasonex (mometasone) and beconase?

Any difference between nasonex (mometasone) and beconase?

Nasal spray differen: They are two different steroid nasal sprays (beclormethasone and mometasone) but otherwise are used similarly and should have similar effects. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between saline nasal spray and nasonex (mometasone)?

Is there a difference between saline nasal spray and nasonex (mometasone)?

Nasonex (mometasone) vs saline: Saline nasal spray is a non-prescription preparation that is useful to reduce nasal congestion and thin mucus. Nasonex (mometasone) is a prescription nasal anti-inflammatory (steroid) spray use alone or in combination with other nasal sprays or oral medication to treat conditions like seasonal and year-round allergies and vasomotor rhinitis. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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?

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 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 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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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 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

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Which is better for sinusitis? Flixotide or nasonex (mometasone)?

Steroid spray: Flixotide is fluticasone nasal spray commonly known as Flonase in the us. It and Nasonex (mometasone) are comparable in efficacy and safety and work about the same in the treatment of nasal congestion associated with sinus disease. ...Read more

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Can Flonase or nasonex (mometasone) affect your bloodpressure?

Can Flonase or nasonex (mometasone) affect your bloodpressure?

No: Intranasal steroid sprays are very effective and safe in treating seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. In fact, treatment of allergic rhinitis with Flonase can improve blood pressure control. This article can be found at:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16967045. ...Read more