What is Mometasone nasal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Nasonex

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Mometasone is a corticosteriod that is inhaled via a nasal spray. It is used in the treatment and prevention of seasonal allergies. It works by reducing nasal swelling that can be caused by an allergic reaction.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nasal congestion 46 20
Allergic rhinitis 8 1
General health 7 0
Post nasal drip 5 1
Seasonal allergy 5 3

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 7
Mild 13
None 64

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mometasone nasal

Side effect Patients Percentage
Nosebleeds (epistaxis) 3
Bad taste in mouth 2
Dry nasal passages 2
Dry throat 2
Burning sensation 1
Burning sensation in nose 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mometasone nasal

Dosage Patients Percentage
50 mcg daily 7
100 mcg daily 5
50 mcg twice daily 5
50mcg/inh as needed 3
100 mcg twice daily 2
200 mcg daily 1
2 50mcg/inh as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Mometasone nasal

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 13
Course of treatment ended 12
Doctor's advice 12
Did not seem to work 8
Expense 7
Change in health plan coverage 4
Personal research 2
Side effects too severe 2
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Duration

Currently taking Mometasone nasal

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 8
10 years or more 12

Stopped taking Mometasone nasal

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 9
1 - 6 months 10
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 10
2 - 5 years 9
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 35
Usually 27
Sometimes 18
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 8
A little hard to take 24
Not at all hard to take 51
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 10
< $25 31
Not specified 40

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Mometasone nasal after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 5
Benzonatate (Tessalon Perles) 1
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 1
Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Advair Diskus) 1
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ) 1

Patients stopped taking Mometasone nasal and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 5
Beclomethasone nasal (Beconase AQ) 1
Budesonide (Pulmicort) 1
Cromolyn sodium (Cromolyn ophthalmic) 1
Montelukast (Singulair) 1

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11 patient evaluations for Mometasone nasal

Mar 19, 2014 (Started Mar 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nasal congestion)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sinusitis symptoms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nosebleeds (epistaxis), heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 23, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for allergies)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rhinitis (nasal inflammation))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sinusitis symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mcg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2012 (Started May 20, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sinusitis symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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