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Published: 8/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Nasonex Nasal 50 mcg 112 sprays
 Active ingredient:
Mometasone furoate hydrate
 Dosage form:
white opaque suspension for nasal spray
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is synthetic corticosteroids and has antiallergic, and antiinflammatory effects. It consequently improves nasal symptoms (sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, and itch in the nostril) by directly acting on nasal mucosa and suppressing inflammation.
It is usually used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis. However, it takes a few days to get sufficient effect.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: infections, systemic mycosis, tuberculous diseases, ocular herpes simplex, or repetitive nasal bleeding (repeated nasal bleeding).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • For adults: In general, spray twice (200 mcg of the active ingredient) into each nostril, at a time, once daily.
    For children under the age of 12: In general, spray once (100 mcg of the active ingredient) into each nostril, at a time, once daily.
    For children aged 12 years or over: In general, spray twice (200 mcg of the active ingredient) into each nostril, at a time, once daily.
    Strictly follow the instructions in any case.
  • Put the medicine into the bag supplied with the medicine, and read thoroughly instruction for users "Nasonex-no-tsukaikata (How to use Nasonex)" before using it (the instruction is available only in Japanese).
  • Never pick the point of the bottle with a needle etc. It causes damage to the spray-hole at the point and the bottle gets unavailable to spray.
  • If you miss a dose, use a dose as soon as possible when you remember that you missed a dose.
    However, if it is almost time for the next dose, use a dose and skip the next dose. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nasal symptoms (irritation, itch, dryness, pain, redness), laryngopharyngeal symptoms (irritation, pain, discomfort, dryness) and epistaxis. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • breathing difficulty, nettle rash, reddened and itchy body [anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children. Store it away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Do not store the remainder and discard it.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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