Mometasone furoate Nasal Spray is the generic version of Nasonex.
It contains the same corticosteroid mometasone. 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 Mometasone furoate Nasal Spray used for?
Hay fever and perennial rhinitis Mometasone furoate Nasal Spray is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever (also called seasonal allergic rhinitis) and perennial rhinitis in adults and children aged 3 and older.
Mometasone furoate Nasal Spray reduces the swelling and irritation in your nose and thereby relieving sneezing, itching and a blocked-up or runny nose caused by hay fever or perennial rhinitis.
It is recommended that you start using the nasal spray in advance of the hay fever season and continue to use it throughout.
The usual dose is ONE spray into each nostril once a day.
In some patients Mometasone Nasal Spray 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.
|Mometasone 50mcg Nasal Spray||140 doses (1 Spray)||
|Mometasone 50mcg Nasal Spray||280 doses (2 Sprays)||
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.