Mometasone Nasal Spray

It is used to treat and prevent allergy symptoms in patients with allergic rhinitis. It may be used to treat nasal polyps.

/sites/assets/Assets/A-Z/Meds/rhinitis.jpg?Width=616&Height=275

​​​What is this medication used for

It is used to treat and prevent allergy symptoms in patients with allergic rhinitis. It may be used to treat nasal polyps.

​​

Dosage and How to Use​​​

Before using the nasal spray for the first time, prime the pump before pressing on the spray button for a total of 10 times. If the nasal spray has not been used for 14 days or longer, it should be reprimed with 2 presses, until a uniform spray is observed, before the next use.​

1. Shake the bottle gently and remove the dust cap.

2. Gently blow your nose. 

3. Close one nostril and put the nozzle into the other nostril. 

4. Tilt your head forward slightly, keeping the bottle upright. 

5. Start to breathe in gently or slowly through your nose and whilst you are breathing in squirt a spray of fine mist into your nose by pressing down ONCE with your fingers.

6. Breathe out through your mouth.

7. Remove the nozzle from this nostril and breathe out through the mouth.

8. Repeat steps 3 to 7 for the other nostril. If using 2 sprays per nostril, repeat steps 3 to 7 for each nostril. After using the spray, wipe the nozzle carefully with a clean tissue and replace the dust cap.

Missed a Dose​​​   

Use a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not double the dose to make up for a missed dose.

​​

Side Effects, Precautions, Contraindication​​​​

What possible side effects may it cause?​​​

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away: 

  • ​Headache 
  • Nose irritation ​
  • Nosebleed 
  • Cough 
  • Sore throat 

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor or pharmacist for medical advice about side effects.


Handling and Storage

Store at room temperature below 25 degrees celsius in a cool, dry place away from moisture, heat and direct sunlight. Keep this medication out of reach of children. Once in use, it should be kept no longer than 2 months.

​​

​Additional Information 

Class of drugs/Indication/Disease​​​

Steroid

Generic name of medication​​​

Mometasone 

Associated brand names (if any)​​

Nasonex

Dosage form(s) available​​

Nasal Spray

Amount of active ingredient

Mometasone 50mcg


MORE A-Z

Insulin Lispro

Insulin Lispro is a rapid acting insulin. It is used to reduce high blood sugar levels after a meal in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
X

Share on Facebook now for
Healthpoints

Glipizide

Glipizide is used to manage diabetes. It helps the pancreas to release more insulin to bring your blood sugar levels down.

Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
X

Share on Facebook now for
Healthpoints

Glibenclamide

Glibenclamide is used to manage diabetes. It helps the pancreas to release more insulin to bring your blood sugar levels down.

Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
X

Share on Facebook now for
Healthpoints

More A-Z

81
Mometasone Nasal Spray

 Catalog-Item Reuse

Back to Top