Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Nasonex

Descriptions


Mometasone nasal spray is used to treat and prevent the symptoms (e.g., stuffy or runny nose, itching sneezing) of seasonal (short-term) and perennial (year-round) allergic rhinitis (hay fever). This medicine is also used to treat nasal polyps in adults.

Mometasone belongs to the family of medicines known as corticosteroids (cortisone-like medicines). It works by preventing certain cells from releasing substances that cause an allergic reaction.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Spray