Mometasone (Nasal), Nasonex/Sinuva
Description: Nasal Corticosteroid
CSA NA – FDA Approved – REMS (N) – Can Ship
How Does It Work
Mometasone/Nasonex/Sinuva may reduce the formation, release, and activity of inflammatory mediators such as kinins, histamine and prostaglandins. Reduces cell migration to the affected area and reverses the dilation and blood vessel permeability result in decreased access of cells to the site.
Indications For Use
Mometasone/Nasonex/Sinuva is officially indicated for allergic rhinitis or nasal polyps. It may also be prescribed off-label for rhinosinusitis. (maybe used for conditions not listed)
Before starting Mometasone/Nasonex/Sinuva make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or medications you currently are taking, if you have severe liver disease, cataracts, glaucoma, an active infection, are pregnant or breastfeeding.
2 sprays in each nostril once or twice a day (each spray contains 50mcg of mometasone)
Pharmacist Tips On Using
How to Take: Follow instructions provided by physician/pharmacy label, use consistently at same times each day unless otherwise directed, store at room temperature, and shake before use. May need to prime the pump by using it a few times until a fine mist appears. Aim away from the septum and lightly sniff as you spray.
You Need to Avoid: Avoid contact with eyes.
Headache, viral infection, nosebleed, pharyngitis
Note this is not a complete list of side effects, only common ones
Frequently Asked Questions
Why am I getting nose bleeds since starting use of this medication and what can I do about them?
This medication can thin the mucosal tissues in your nostrils resulting in a higher risk of nose bleeds. Generally, when they occur it is recommended to stop use for a week then reinitiate therapy if needed. If this does not solve the issue speak to your physician about your options.