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Nasonex Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Nasonex® is a corticosteroid. It helps to prevent or relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose.

Nasonex Dosage

  • For adults and children 12 years of age and older, the usual starting dose is 2 sprays into each nostril once a day.
  • For children 3 to 11 years of age, the usual starting dose is one spray in each nostril once a day.

Uses of Nasonex

  • Nasonex is used to prevent and treat the nasal symptoms of allergies and other seasonal reactions.
  • Nasonex nasal may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Nasonex

Before taken Nasonex medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Nasonex. Side effects may include:

  • Coughing
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Headache
  • Muscle and bone pain
  • Nosebleed
  • Painful menstruation
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Sore throat
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Viral infection

Warnings and precautions before taking Nasonex:

  • Steroids may slow down growth in children, so your doctor will monitor the situation carefully if your child using Nasonex.
  • If you develop a throat or nose infection while you are using Nasonex, then you should stop taking it and call your doctor immediately.
  • You should be used Nasonex with extra caution if you suffer from tuberculosis, herpes simplex infection of the eye, or an untreated fungal or viral infection.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Nasonex with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Nasonex with other drugs. You should tell your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products.


A single overdose of Nasonex is unlikely to cause any harm. But after taken Nasonex if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. However, habitual overuse of the product may cause symptoms of steroid overload, such as menstrual irregularities, acne, obesity, and muscle weakness.

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