Nasacort AQ vs Nasonex

Nasacort AQ
(Rx)
Nasonex
(Rx)
Nasacort AQ is a respiratory medication.
Nasonex is a respiratory medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Seasonal Allergies
3.2
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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July 11, 1991
October 1, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
441 Discussions
15,628 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Swelling
#5 for Rhinitis
Nasacort AQ is prescribed for Allergy and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
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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Nas
Sneezing
7
High Blood Pressure
4
Drowsiness
4
Sleep Apnea
4
Sore Throat
4
Addiction
4
Fever
4
Sinus Headaches
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Weight Gain
2
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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Nasacort AQ
Nas
Nasonex
Nas
Sneezing
Nas
Nas
7
0
High Blood Pressure
Nas
Nas
4
2
Drowsiness
Nas
Nas
4
0
Sleep Apnea
Nas
Nas
4
0
Sore Throat
Nas
Nas
4
4
Addiction
Nas
Nas
4
0
Fever
Nas
Nas
4
0
Sinus Headaches
Nas
Nas
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nas
Nas
3
0
Weight Gain
Nas
Nas
2
2
Sore Throat
Nas
Nas
4
4
Bronchitis
Nas
Nas
2
0
Weight Gain
Nas
Nas
2
2
Cataract
Nas
Nas
2
0
Sinus Pressure
Nas
Nas
2
0
Palpitations
Nas
Nas
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Nas
Nas
2
4
Glaucoma
Nas
Nas
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Nas
Nas
1
0
Yawning
Nas
Nas
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 Nasacort AQ 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, Nasal Spray
Dosages
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Aerosol: 55 mcg
Inhaler: 55 mcg/ACT
Spray: 50 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Triamcinolone Acetonide
Mometasone Furoate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Nasacort AQ 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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