Nasonex Nasal Spray contains the corticosteroid Mometasone furoate. When mometasone furoate is sprayed into the nose, it can help to relieve inflammation, sneezing, itching and a blocked up or runny nose.
What is Nasonex used for?
Hayfever and perennial rhinitis
Nasonex is used to treat the symptoms of hayfever (also called seasonal allergic rhinitis) and perennial rhinitis in adults and children aged 3 and older.
Nasonex reduces the swelling and irritation in your nose and thereby relieving sneezing, itching and a blocked-up or runny nose caused by hayfever or perennial rhinitis.
It is recommended that you start using the nasal spray in advance of the hayfever season and continue to use it throughout.
The usual dose is ONE spray into each nostril once a day.
In some patients Nasonex begins to relieve symptoms within 12 hours after the first dose; however full benefit of treatment may not be seen in the first two days. Therefore, you should continue regular use to achieve full benefit of treatment.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
For a full list of side effects CLICK HERE
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
|Nasonex 50mcg Nasal Spray||140 doses (1 Spray)||
|Nasonex 50mcg Nasal Spray||280 doses (2 Sprays)||
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.