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Nasonex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- What are the possible side effects of mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- How should I use mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Nasonex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Nasonex)?
- What should I avoid while using mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- What other drugs will affect mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Nasonex)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Nasonex)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of mometasone nasal is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms. However, long-term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this does happen, rinse with water and call your doctor.
Mometasone nasal can lower the blood cells that help your body fight infections. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chicken pox or measles. These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are using mometasone nasal.
What other drugs will affect mometasone nasal (Nasonex)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with mometasone nasal. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about mometasone nasal.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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