About NASONEX

Once-daily NASONEX is clinically proven to help treat nasal symptoms of both seasonal (outdoor) and year-round (indoor) allergic rhinitis in adults and children 2 years and older.

NASONEX helps treat nasal congestion that happens with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 2 years and older.

NASONEX helps prevent nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in people 12 years and older when started 2 to 4 weeks prior to allergy season.

It is important that you take NASONEX regularly as recommended by your doctor, since its effectiveness depends on regular use. Maximum treatment benefit is usually achieved in 1 to 2 weeks.

Important Safety Information about NASONEX

  • NASONEX may cause immune system problems that can increase your risk of getting infections. Avoid contact with people who have infections like chickenpox or measles while using NASONEX. Tell your doctor about any signs of infection, such as fever, pain, aches, chills, feeling tired, nausea, and vomiting while using NASONEX.
  • A condition in which the adrenal glands do not make enough steroid hormones may occur. Symptoms can include tiredness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure.
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How to use NASONEX

NASONEX is clinically proven to help relieve nasal allergy symptoms including congestion, sneezing, itchy nose or runny nose. It is most effective when used regularly, as your health care provider recommends. Here are some tips that can help make sure you're getting the most from your treatment.

  • To be effective, NASONEX must be used regularly. Use it around the same time each day (every 24 hours).
  • Do not skip days, even if your nasal allergy symptoms are under control.
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • Keep using NASONEX even if you still have nasal allergy symptoms within the first 2 weeks. The maximum benefit is usually achieved in 1 to 2 weeks.
  • If you are using another medication that is also given by nasal inhalation, ask your health care provider which medication you should use first, and how long you should wait between the medications.
  • Before you use NASONEX for the first time, you need to prime the pump. Shake well and remove the cap. Hold the bottle in the air, and squeeze the pump 10 times or until a fine mist appears. If you have not used the NASONEX bottle for more than 1 week, reprime the pump by spraying it twice or until a fine spray appears before using it.
  • Contact your health care provider if your symptoms do not improve after you start using NASONEX, or if you think you may be experiencing a side effect.

Be sure to follow the instructions on the correct way to spray NASONEX. Step-by-step instructions can be found in the 4 steps of The Right Way to Spray.

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  • Nosebleeds and infections of the nose and throat may occur.
  • NASONEX may cause slow wound healing. Do not use NASONEX until your nose is healed if you have a sore in your nose, if you have surgery on your nose or if your nose has been injured.
  • Some people may have eye problems, including glaucoma and cataracts. You should have regular eye exams.
  • NASONEX may cause immune system problems that can increase your risk of getting infections. Avoid contact with people who have infections like chickenpox or measles while using NASONEX. Tell your doctor about any signs of infection, such as fever, pain, aches, chills, feeling tired, nausea, and vomiting while using NASONEX.
  • A condition in which the adrenal glands do not make enough steroid hormones may occur. Symptoms can include tiredness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure.
  • The most common side effects include headache, viral infection, sore throat, nosebleeds, and coughing.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please read the Patient Information and discuss it with your doctor. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.

This site is intended for use by U.S. residents.

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