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

  • The most common side effects include headache, viral infection, sore throat, nosebleeds, and coughing.
  • 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.
Important Safety Information continued below

Facts about symptoms


Nasal congestion, sneezing, itchy nose and runny nose

Many people with nasal allergies are bothered by symptoms that range from mild to severe. These symptoms include nasal congestion, sneezing, itchy nose or runny nose. Nasal allergy symptoms can last for months at a time in the case of seasonal nasal allergies, and they can even be year-round if the symptoms are caused by indoor triggers.

Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion, or a stuffy nose, may happen when your immune system releases chemicals in response to an allergen. This can cause the blood vessels inside the nose to swell. This in turn causes the lining of the nose to become swollen - giving you a stuffy nose.

Sneezing

Sneezing is another common nasal allergy symptom. Sneezing is the body's reaction to an irritation of the mucous membranes of the nose or throat. These irritations can be caused by allergies. While repeated sneezing can be annoying, it is not considered dangerous.

Itchy nose

An itchy nose is tingling or uneasy irritation of the skin that makes you want to scratch the nose. An itchy nose can be caused by allergies.

Runny nose

Runny nose refers to the discharge of mucous-like fluid from the nose. A runny nose can be caused by allergies.



For relief of year-round (indoor) and seasonal (outdoor) nasal allergy symptoms, ask your health care provider about NASONEX

Prescription NASONEX is clinically proven to treat indoor and outdoor nasal allergy symptoms including congestion, sneezing, itchy nose or runny nose… every month you suffer. Ask your health care provider if prescription NASONEX is right for you.


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Important Safety Information (continued)

  • 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.

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