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Nasonex is a steroid medicine that is commonly used to control and manage allergy symptoms and manifestations. It is dispensed in a nasal spray form. Since this is a steroid medicine, it lowers your immune system defense. Chances are you will be susceptible to sickness and infections so it is best to stay away from people who are sick to avoid getting the sickness.

Nasonex can usually control or manage the manifestations of allergies that individuals may have. These symptoms are usually a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and sometimes an itchy throat accompanied by clearing of the throat.

Who Can Not Use Nasonex Nasal

Nasonex has some restrictions regarding who can and cannot use it. Those who can not use Nasonex are individuals who currently have any kind of infections, women who are pregnant or plan to be pregnant soon, children under three years of age and those suffering from a nasal septum ulcer or have just recently had injury or surgery to the nose.

How to Use Nasonex Spray

It is important to use Nasonex Nasal Spray just as your medical practitioner instructed. The dosage and frequency needs to be just right since you can not expect the medication to work properly if you keep on missing doses or spraying too much.

It is best to shake the container well before the application of the nasal spray. Clean or blow out your nose before spraying the medication into your nostrils. This will facilitate better application. Prime the spray before the initial application for best dispensing of the product. Most doctors only prescribe two sprays or doses per nostril on a day’s time. This is equivalent to 200 mcg in a day.

Store your Nasonex Nasal Spray in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Exposure to these elements can affect the efficacy of the drug. It is best to follow the instructions of your medical practitioner with regards to the storage and usage of Nasones Nasal Spray.

Side Effects of Nasonex Nasal Spray

Some not so serious side effects of Nasonex include but are not limited to, head ache, sore throat, nosebleeds, coughing, upper respiratory tract infections, painful or difficult menstruations and stinging or burning of the nasal cavity. Consult your doctor if some of these side effects occur and he might be able to prescribe relief or a lower dose for you.


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