Nasonex

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Nasonex Side Effects

See also Precautions.

Nose/throat dryness or irritation, blood-tinged mucus/phlegm, and nosebleeds may occur. If any of these side effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if any of these serious side effects occur: pain/sores in your nose, white patches in your nose/mouth, painful swallowing/trouble swallowing.

Rarely, it is possible that corticosteroids given in the nose will be absorbed into the bloodstream. This can lead to side effects of too much corticosteroid. These side effects are more likely in children and people who use this medication for a long time and in high doses. Tell your doctor right away if any of the following side effects occur: unusual/extreme tiredness, weight loss, headache, swelling ankles/feet, increased thirst/urination, vision problems.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
  • viral infection
  • oral candidiasis
  • nasal candidiasis
  • glaucoma
  • cataracts
  • conjunctivitis
  • earache
  • pharyngitis
  • upper respiratory infection
  • rhinitis
  • sinusitis
  • nasal passage irritation
  • lesion of nasal mucosa
  • nasal pain
  • nasal septal perforation
  • bronchitis
  • asthma
  • dyspepsia
  • dysmenorrhea
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • flu-like symptoms
  • dysgeusia
  • parosmia
  • headache disorder
  • epistaxis
  • sneezing
  • cough
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • anaphylaxis
  • angioedema
  • otitis
  • presyncope

Drug Interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.