Nasonex

Nasonex is a corticosteroid used to prevent and treat the symptoms of perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever). Nasonex is used to treat and prevent nasal symptoms related to allergies (such as stuffiness or congestion)

 

 

Nasonex Instructions

Nasonex uses | Nasonex other uses | Nasonex directions | Nasonex side effects | Nasonex precautions | Nasonex drug interactions | Nasonex overdose | Nasonex notes | Nasonex missed dose | Nasonex storage

 

NASONEX USES

This medication is used to treat and prevent nasal symptoms related to allergies (such as stuffiness or congestion).

NASONEX OTHER USES

This drug may also be used for other nasal conditions (e.g., swelling).

NASONEX DIRECTIONS

Shake well before each use. Prime the spray pump as instructed by your pharmacist. Use as directed, generally two sprays in each nostril daily. Do not use this drug more often or longer than prescribed. Use this drug regularly during the prescribed treatment period for full benefit. If the drug is used for seasonal allergy, therapy is best started 2-4 weeks before the season. Improvement in symptoms occurs generally within 2 days and full benefit occurs after 1-2 weeks of use.

NASONEX SIDE EFFECTS

Headache or sore throat might occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Very unlikely but report promptly: vision changes, unusual nasal bleeding or irritation/pain, blood-tinged mucus/phlegm, unusual increase in thirst or urination, nausea, weakness, weight loss. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

NASONEX PRECAUTIONS

Tell your doctor your medical history, including: any allergies, current infections, other nasal problems, glaucoma, cataracts. Avoid exposure to chickenpox or measles while using corticosteroids (e.g., mometasone, prednisone), especially oral products. If exposed, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Though very unlikely, it is possible this medication will be absorbed into your bloodstream. This may have undesirable consequences that may require additional corticosteroid treatment. This is especially true for children and for those who have used this for an extended period if they also have serious medical problems such as serious infections, injuries or surgeries. This precaution applies for up to one year after stopping use of this drug. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. Caution is advised in children as this drug may affect growth patterns. Consult child's doctor. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether this drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

NASONEX DRUG INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially: other nasal products, other corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

NASONEX OVERDOSE

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

NASONEX NOTES

Do not share this medication with others. Medical examinations including the nose are generally performed during prolonged use of this product to check for side effects. Inform all your doctors you use (or have used) this medication.

NASONEX MISSED DOSE

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

NASONEX STORAGE

Store at room temperature between 36 and 77 degrees F (2 -25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.

Other related Prescription Pills

Allegra-D

Nasonex

Flonase

Nasacort

Zyrtec