Axcel Mometasone Nasal Spray

Axcel Mometasone Nasal Spray

mometasone

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Mometasone furoate
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of seasonal or perennial rhinitis in adults & childn ≥3 yr & acute rhinosinusitis in patients ≥12 yr w/o signs or symptoms of severe bacterial infection. Nasal polyps in patients ≥18 yr.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Seasonal allergic or perennial rhinitis Adult including geriatric patient & adolescent 2 sprays in each nostril once daily, may be reduced to 1 spray in each nostril once daily for maintenance. Max: 4 sprays in each nostril once daily. Childn 3-11 yr 1 spray in each nostril once daily. Acute rhinosinusitis Adult including geriatric patient & adolescent ≥12 yr 2 sprays in each nostril bd. Nasal polyposis Adult including geriatric patient & adolescent ≥18 yr 2 sprays in each nostril bd, may be reduced to 2 sprays in each nostril once daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe nasal infection especially candidiasis, patients w/ hemorrhagic diathesis or history of recurrent nasal bleeding.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if localized nose or pharynx fungal infection develops. Not to be used in presence of untreated localized infection involving nasal mucosa & recent nasal surgery or trauma. Active or quiescent tuberculous resp tract infection or untreated fungal, bacterial, systemic viral infection or ocular herpes simplex. Immunosuppressed patients. W/drawal symptoms during transfer from systemic corticosteroids. High doses & long-term treatment. Pregnancy & lactation. Growth retardation in childn.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, epistaxis, frank bleeding, blood-tinged mucus, blood flecks, nasal burning, irritation & ulceration.
ATC Classification
R01AD09 - mometasone ; Belongs to the class of topical corticosteroids used for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Axcel Mometasone Nasal Spray 0.05 % w/w
Packing/Price
140 metered dose x 1's;60 metered dose x 1's
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