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Nasonex Nasal Spray (Mometasone)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Nasonex Nasal Spray50 mcg/140 dose
Nasonex Nasal Spray (ON BACKORDER)50 mcg/140 dose

Generic Equivalent of Nasonex Nasal Spray

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Mometasone50 mcg/140 dose
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Is A Prescription Required To Purchase Nasonex Nasal Spray?

Nasonex is a prescription nasal spray that can be purchased from our certified Canada wide pharmacy.

Is Nasonex Only Available By Prescription?

Nasonex cannot be purchased over the counter (OTC) or without prescription. The main ingredient in Nasonex is mometasone which is a corticosteroid. Due to the use of corticosteroids in wide variety of conditions, it is necessary for doctors or pharmacists to evaluate each patient individually on a case by case basis. Moreover, Nasonex is a nasal spray and hence requires special instructions from the doctors for their use.

What Is the Main Ingredient in Nasonex?

The main ingredient in Nasonex is mometasone furoate which belongs to the class of corticosteroids.

How Does Nasonex Work?

Nasonex (mometasone furoate) is a topical glucocorticosteroid and has anti-inflammatory action. The medication has a wide range of effects on multiple cells such as eosinophils, mast cells, neutrophils, macrophages and lymphocytes as well as some mediators such as histamine involved in inflammation.

What Does Nasonex Do For You?

Nasonex is a corticosteroid which is used to reduce inflammation and is prescribed for the treatment of following conditions in children and adolescents:
  • Nasal symptoms of allergic rhinitis in patients ≥2 of age
  • Nasal congestion associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis (also called as hay fever with symptoms such as nose congestion, runny nose, itching and sneezing) in patients ≥2 of age
  • Prophylaxis of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients ≥12 years of age
  • Treatment of Nasal Polyps (small growths on the lining of the nose that usually
  • affect both nostrils) in patients ≥18 years of age
  • As an adjunctive treatment to antibiotics for treatment of acute rhinosinusitis, with signs of bacterial infection in patients ≥12 years of age
  • Mild to moderate uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis, with no signs of bacterial infection in patients ≥12 years of age

Is Nasonex A Nasal Decongestant?

Nasonex is a good first choice of treatment for stuffy and runny noses caused due to allergies. It is a very good nasal decongestant.

Is Nasonex Good for A Sinus Infection?

A nasal steroid spray such as Nasonex might be prescribed to patients suffering from chronic sinus infections to prevent as well as treat the recurrences of sinus infections.

Is Nasacort And Nasonex The Same Thing?

Nasonex and Nasacort are very similar drugs. They both are nasal sprays and are used to treat allergic rhinitis and nasal symptoms. However both contain different active ingredients (Nasacort contains triamcinolone acetonide and Nasonex contains mometasone fuorate), Nasacort is an OTC drug whereas Nasonex is available as prescription drug only.

Are Flonase And Nasonex The Same Thing?

Both Flonase and Nasonex are used for treatment of nasal congestion and contain cortocsteroids. However, Nasonex is considered more effective than Flonase, due to one of the side effect of Flonase being ineffective in some patients. Nasonex does not have ineffectiveness as its side effects.

Is There A Generic Version Of Nasonex?

Nasonex has a generic version as mometasone furoate, manufactured by Apotex Pharmaceuticals in Canada.

How Is Nasonex Supplied and Stored?

The Nasonex nasal spray is available in generic form as mometasone furoate. It will be our privilege to offer you the generic Nasonex from Canada.

Nasonex is supplied as single pack containing 17 g of product formulation with 140 doses, each spray delivering 50 mcg of mometasone furoate per actuation.

This medication should be stored at a temperature of 2°C to 25°C, protected from light. Do not freeze the medication.

What Is the Cost of Nasonex?

We are pleased to offer you the generic equivalent of Nasonex nasal spray 50 mcg/140 dose (mometasone furoate) at great price of $142 for 1 bottle. One nasal spray of Nasonex 50 mcg can range from $160 to $180, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Compare Nasonex prices and other prescription drug prices from PharmacyChecker.com.

How Do I Use Nasonex?

  • Shake well before each use
  • Remove the teal-blue plastic dust cap
  • Blow your nose to clear your nostrils and close one nostril with your finger
  • Tilt your head forward, keeping the bottle upright, insert the applicator into the other nostril
  • Remove the nozzle from the nostril and breathe out gently from the mouth
  • Switch nasal inhaler to the other hand and repeat the above steps for the other nostril
  • Wipe the nozzle and place the cap

When Should You Take Nasonex?

The usual dose of Nasonex is 1 to 2 sprays in each nostril daily. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Your doctor might recommend Nasonex 2 to 4 weeks before the start of allergy season.

What Are The Side Effects of Naosnex?

Most common side effects of treatment with Nasonex include headache, nose-bleeds, burning sensation or irritation inside the nose, sneezing and sore throat. Taste and smell disturbances have also been reported. Some less common side effects include swelling in lymph nodes, vision changes, eye tearing, dry eyes, inflammation or infection in eyes, ear aches, ringing in ears, pain in stomach, diarrhea, nausea tongue and tooth disorders, dryness in mouth, allergy aggravation, swelling of body including face, fever, flu-like symptoms, thirst, cold sore, infections, muscle/joint pain, tremor, dizziness, migraine, depression, fatigue, voice loss, nightmares, bronchitis, shortness of breath, acne, high blood pressure, wheezing and nasal septum perforation. Some rare side effects include allergic reaction, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, blurred vision, increased eye pressure, eye pain and distorted vision. These are not all the side effects of Nasonex. In case you experience any unexpected effect, consult your health care professional immediately.

Is It Safe To Use Nasonex While Pregnant?

There are no adequate studies to establish the safety of Nasonex in pregnant or nursing women. As with other nasal corticosteroid preparations, Nasonex should be used in pregnant or nursing women only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks to the mother, fetus or infants. Infants born of mothers who have been taking nasal corticosteroids in pregnancy should be carefully watched for hypoadrenalism.

When Should You Not Take Nasonex?

Do not take Nasonex if you:
  • Are allergic or hypersensitive to mometasone furoate or any other Nasonex ingredients.
  • Have nose infection (yellow/green discharge from the nose) that is not being treated
  • Had recent operation or injury on your nose. In this case, you will have to wait until healing before using Nasonex
  • Have been diagnosed with tuberculosis and is not being treated
  • Suffer from untreated fungal, bacterial or systemic viral infections
  • Have untreated herpes simplex virus infection of the eye

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before Using Nasonex?

Before taking Nasonex always talk to your health care professional in case you:
    Sores in the nose
  • Active or previous tuberculosis
  • Fungal, bacterial or viral infection
  • Herpes simplex virus infection of the eye
In case you develop an infection in the nose after starting Nasonex (normal clear discharge from the nose turns into green/yellow discharge), contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately. In case you have been prescribed Nasonex for mild-moderate uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis without antibiotics, and you develop signs or symptoms of bacterial infection (such as fever, persistent and severe tooth/facial pain), swelling of face, thick nasal green/yellow colored discharge), consult your doctor.

What Medicines Can Interact With Nasonex?

You should always tell your health care professional about any medications that you have been taking or are going to take including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements. Some dose of medications might need adjustment when you are being treated with Nasonex. Medicines that may interact with Nasonex are:
  • Itraconzole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Clarithromycin
  • Ritonavir
  • Cobicistat-containing products

Where Can I Buy Nasonex Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Nasonex can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Nasonex Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

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