Flonase vs Nasonex

Flonase
(Rx)
Nasonex
(Rx)
Flonase is a respiratory medication.
Nasonex is a respiratory medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Congestion
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Congestion
2.2
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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October 19, 1994
October 1, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
19,629 Discussions
15,611 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Flonase is prescribed for Congestion and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Seasonal Allergies, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
Nasonex is prescribed for Congestion, Seasonal Allergies, Rhinitis and Allergic Rhinitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Flo
Sore Throat
5
Weight Gain
3
Palpitations
1
Cataract
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Candida
1
Head Pressure
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tachycardia
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Nas
Sore Throat
4
Bronchitis
2
Weight Gain
2
Cataract
2
Sinus Pressure
2
Palpitations
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Glaucoma
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Yawning
1
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Flonase
Flo
Nasonex
Nas
Sore Throat
Flo
Nas
5
4
Weight Gain
Flo
Nas
3
2
Palpitations
Flo
Nas
1
2
Cataract
Flo
Nas
1
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Flo
Nas
1
0
Candida
Flo
Nas
1
0
Head Pressure
Flo
Nas
1
0
Stomach Problems
Flo
Nas
1
0
Tachycardia
Flo
Nas
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Flo
Nas
1
0
Sore Throat
Nas
Flo
4
5
Bronchitis
Nas
Flo
2
0
Weight Gain
Nas
Flo
2
3
Cataract
Nas
Flo
2
1
Sinus Pressure
Nas
Flo
2
0
Palpitations
Nas
Flo
2
1
High Blood Pressure
Nas
Flo
2
0
Glaucoma
Nas
Flo
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Nas
Flo
1
0
Yawning
Nas
Flo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Flonase during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Nasonex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Inhalation
Dosages
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Inhaler: 50 mcg/DOSE
Spray: 50 mcg/actuation
Suspension: 50 mcg/Actuation
Spray: 50 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluticasone Propionate
Mometasone Furoate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Flonase and Nasonex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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