Asmanex is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the maintenance treatment of asthma. Asmanex is also known by its drug name, Mometasone. Asmanex is sometimes prescribed to treat respiratory symptoms in people with food allergies. Since the FDA has not approved Asmanex specifically for this usage, it may be considered “off-label.”
Asmanex is a glucocorticoid steroid, a drug that suppresses the immune system. Asmanex is believed to work by reducing inflammation in the lungs, decreasing the risk for bronchospasm.
How do I take it?
Asmanex is taken once or twice a day.
Asmanex comes as an oral inhaler.
The FDA-approved label for Asmanex lists common side effects including cough, headache, pain in the sinuses or throat, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, changes in menstrual cycle, and cold symptoms.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Asmanex include chest tightness or pain, vision changes, skin rash, changes in the location or shape of body fat, and increased susceptibility to infections.
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Asmanex Twisthaler– RxList