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Nasonex is typically prescribed to treat nasal polyps and allergic rhinitis (sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, and nasal itching due to allergies). As a steroid, it works by decreasing inflammation that can be caused during an allergic reaction. Nasonex comes in the form of a nasal spray and is usually taken once or twice a day. Possible side effects include headaches, nosebleeds, and a sore throat.
What Is Nasonex?Nasonex® (mometasone nasal spray) is a prescription medication approved to treat the following conditions:
- Sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, and nasal itching due to allergies (known medically as allergic rhinitis)
- Nasal polyps (small, noncancerous growths on the lining inside the nose).