mometasone spray - nasal, Nasonex
GENERIC NAME: MOMETASONE SPRAY - NASAL (mow-MET-uh-sown)
BRAND NAME(S): Nasonex
USES: This medication is used to prevent and treat seasonal and year-round allergy symptoms of the nose (stuffiness or congestion, runny nose, itching, and sneezing). It is also used to treat growths in the nose (nasal polyps). Mometasone works by reducing swelling of the nasal passages. It belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids.This medication does not work immediately. It may take several weeks or longer before the full benefit of this drug takes effect. Therefore, when using mometasone to prevent seasonal allergy symptoms, start this medication 2-4 weeks before pollen season begins.
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