Mometasone Nasal Spray

  • Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products)

Mometasone Nasal Spray Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Mometasone (as furoate monohydrate) 50mcg/spray.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

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Mometasone Nasal Spray Indications


Treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms in patients ≥2yrs of age. Prophylaxis of nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms in patients ≥12yrs of age. Nasal polyps.

Mometasone Nasal Spray Dosage and Administration


Allergic rhinitis: ≥12yrs: 2 sprays in each nostril once daily; prophylaxis: begin 2–4 weeks prior to anticipated start of pollen season. Nasal polyps: ≥18yrs: 2 sprays in each nostril 1–2 times daily.


Allergic rhinitis: <2yrs: not established. 2–11yrs: 1 spray in each nostril once daily. Nasal polyps: <18yrs: not established.

Mometasone Nasal Spray Contraindications

Not Applicable

Mometasone Nasal Spray Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Mometasone Nasal Spray Warnings/Precautions


Maintain regular regimen. Immunosuppression. Respiratory tract tuberculosis. Infections (eg, ocular herpes simplex). If exposed to measles or chickenpox, consider anti-infective prophylactic therapy. Recent nasal septum ulcers, nasal surgery, or nasal trauma; may impair wound healing. Monitor for growth suppression in children. Monitor for hypercorticism and adrenal suppression (if occur discontinue gradually), and candida infection or other nasal mucosal changes. Glaucoma and/or cataracts. Discontinue if nasopharyngeal candida infection or hypersensitivity reactions occurs. Avoid eyes. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Mometasone Nasal Spray Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Mometasone Nasal Spray Interactions


Caution when concomitant ketoconazole (long-term) and other strong CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ritonavir, cobicistat-containing products, atazanavir, clarithromycin, indinavir, itraconazole, nefazodone, nelfinavir, saquinavir, telithromycin); monitor.

Mometasone Nasal Spray Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Headache, viral infection, pharyngitis, epistaxis, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, dysmenorrhea, musculoskeletal pain, sinusitis; nasal ulcers.

Mometasone Nasal Spray Clinical Trials

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Mometasone Nasal Spray Note


Formerly known under the brand name Nasonex.

Mometasone Nasal Spray Patient Counseling

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