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.
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Seeing an allergist

An allergist is a health care provider who has specialized training in the identification, management and treatment of allergies and asthma.

For some people with allergies, diagnosis and treatment are handled by their primary care providers. But for others, and in complicated cases, the primary care provider may recommend that the patient see an allergist to confirm the diagnosis and to determine the exact cause of the allergies.

What to expect from your visit

When you see an allergist, he or she will begin the work of diagnosing your exact condition by asking questions about your medical history, allergy symptoms, family history, and home, school, or workplace environments. From there, the allergist may do skin tests or other allergy tests to help isolate the specific triggers that cause your allergies.

Your allergist will work with you to develop a plan to help you manage your nasal allergy symptoms—from help in avoiding exposure to your allergy triggers, to medications, allergy shots or other treatment options.

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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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