– Azonaire contains the active ingredient mometasone furoate. This belongs to a family of medicines called corticosteroids, which are used to help reduce inflammation
– Azonaire is sprayed into the nose to help relieve symptoms that may occur with hayfever or other year-round allergies, including stuffiness (congestion) in the nose, discharge, itching and sneezing
– Hayfever is an inflammation or swelling of the nose lining (which may cause blockage, runny nose, itching and / or sneezing)
– You may have symptoms only during spring or summer. This type of allergy is generally due to various pollens. Some people may experience symptoms all year round. This is usually caused by house dust mites, pets or moulds
– It may take a few days of use before you feel the full effects of Azonaire. If you suffer from moderate to severe symptoms, you may need to start Azonaire treatment 2-4 weeks before the beginning of the pollen season
– There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive
– This medicine is available from pharmacists without a prescription.
– Hayfever and allergies in adults (including the elderly) and children 12 years of age and older
– Use 2 sprays into each nostril once daily
– Do not exceed the maximum dose. Once your symptoms have improved, reduce the dose to one spray into each nostril once daily
– If symptoms worsen during treatment, see your doctor immediately
– Do not refrigerate or freeze
– Store below 25°C.
– Do not use the medicine if you have an allergy to:
- any medicine containing mometasone furoate
- any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet.
– Stop using the medicine immediately if you have:
- any tendency to bleed or recurrent nose bleeding
- severe nose infection, especially fungal infection
- nose injury or nose surgery recently.
– Check with your doctor, because you may be told to wait until healing has occurred before using this medicine.