ASMANEX TWISTHALER (Mometasone)
ASMANEX TWISTHALER (Mometasone)
ASMANEX TWISTHALER (Mometasone)
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ASMANEX TWISTHALER (Mometasone)

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What is this medication?

ASMANEX (Mometasone)
Corticosteroid, Inhalant (Oral)

ASMANEX (Mometasone) is indicated for the prevention and control of asthma symptoms.

How does this medication work? 

ASMANEX (Mometasone) is a corticosteroid that exhibits anti-inflammatory activity which is important on controlling the pathogenesis of asthma.  However, the exact mechanism of corticosteroids on asthma is unknown.

How should I take this medication? 

Inhalation: Inhale 440mcg daily in divided doses or as once daily.

How to Take: When administered once daily, administer only in the evening. Exhale fully, then place mouthpiece in mouth holding it in a horizontal position and inhale quickly and deeply. Remove inhaler and hold breath for 10 seconds if possible. Do not breathe out through the inhaler. Rinse mouth after use.

What should I watch for while using this medication? 

Before starting ASMANEX (Mometasone), make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or medications you currently take, that it can have a negative effect on the HPA axis through adrenal suppression, can cause immunosuppression and rare cases of vasculitis have been reported.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of medication, try to take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take only that scheduled dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

How should I store this medication?

Keep out of reach of children. Store in a dry place at room temperature (15 °C to 30 °C). Use within 2 months after opening protective foil pouch.

What are the possible side effects of using this medication?

Oral candidiasis (rinse mouth with water without swallowing after each use to reduce risk), headache, fatigue, depression, muscle and joint pain, sinusitis, nasopharyngitis.

Note this is not a complete list of side effects for ASMANEX (Mometasone), only common ones.