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
Allergies 114 42
Sinusitis symptoms 58 14
Nasal congestion 44 18
Allergic Rhinitis 8 1
General health 7 0
Seasonal allergy symptoms 7 1

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 6
Mild 12
None 55

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mometasone nasal

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

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mometasone nasal

Dosage Patients
100 mcg daily 8
50 mcg twice daily 6
50 mcg daily 4
50mcg/inh as needed 4
200 mcg daily 1
2 50mcg/inh as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Mometasone nasal

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 12
Course of treatment ended 11
Doctor's advice 11
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
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 11
10 years or more 6

Stopped taking Mometasone nasal

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
1 - 6 months 10
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 26
Usually 26
Sometimes 19
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 7
A little hard to take 21
Not at all hard to take 44
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 10
< $25 26
Not specified 35

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Mometasone nasal after stopping:

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

Patients stopped taking Mometasone nasal and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 5
Beclomethasone nasal (Beconase AQ) 1
Budesonide (Pulmicort) 1
Olopatadine nasal (Patanase) 1
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ) 1
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11 patient evaluations for Mometasone nasal

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chrissysaurus
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chrissysaurus
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 31y
  • Duration: 13 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
66 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

See chrissysaurus's full Mometasone nasal history

Mar 19, 2014 (Started Mar 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Allergies)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sinusitis symptoms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nasal congestion)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nosebleeds, Heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mcg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
cheerio11582
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

See cheerio11582's full Mometasone nasal history

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
tammyrose
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tammyrose
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F47y
CFS:5y Dx
FM:12y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See tammyrose's full Mometasone nasal history

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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