Nasonex (Mometasone Furoate)
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Mometasone Furoate Information
MOMETASONE (moe MET a sone) is a corticosteroid. The sinus implant helps decrease inflammation and open the sinus passageway after sinus surgery.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -active infection, like tuberculosis, herpes, or fungal infection -an unusual or allergic reaction to mometasone, other corticosteroids, lactide, glycolide, or caprolactone copolymers, or other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding
This medicine is placed into the sinus cavity after sinus surgery. It is done by a physician in a hospital or clinic setting. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
This does not apply.
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Do not use any other medicines in the nose following surgery unless you are instructed to do so. For some patients, nasal saline sprays or rinses are recommended following surgery to keep the sinus passages moist. Follow the instructions of your doctor or healthcare professional following surgery.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -changes in vision -eye pain -movement of the implant (within or out of the sinus) -signs and symptoms of infection like fever or chills, cough, sore throat Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.): -burning or irritation in the nose or sinus passageway -headache -nosebleed -sinus pressure -throat irritation
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
This drug is inserted in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
Mometasone Furoate Implant