About Metaspray: Metaspray Nasal Spray (Mometasone Furoate) is a medicine which is indicated to treat patients suffering from different nasal conditions such as nasal polyps, allergic rhinitis and other types of allergic inflammations. This spray is classified as an intranasal corticosteroid and achieves its effectiveness though working on leukotrienes and mast cells in the nose and the process controls the occurrence of allergic inflammations. This medicine is effective for both perennial as well as seasonal allergies and is recommended as the first-line therapy medication by most physicians for patients suffering from hay fever and other related conditions. The medicine has also expressed promise when used as an adjunct treatment alternative for recurrent rhinosinusitis and acute sinusitis. The medicine can also be used to prevent patients from getting affected by known allergies. It also may be prescribed for other conditions depending on what your physician will consider treatable or preventable using this medicine.
How to use Metaspray
This medicine should be sprayed to the nasal system and not any other part or taken orally. This spray is provided n a 10ml bottle which contains 100 measured doses. If it’s your first time to use the medicine, prime it first by spraying a few puffs in the air. The bottle comes with a special pump device which sprays the solution into the nasal passage as mist. The nasal mucosa absorbs it, and this puts it in the best position to target cells that cause allergic responses which include inflammatory cells, neutrophils and other substances including histamines. This prevents harmful inflammatory substances to act in the nose and allows patients to breathe easier through causing a decrease in swelling of the nasal passages, which in turn effects on the congestion, itchiness, and rhinitis. The patient can breathe easier with allergies causing minimal or no disruption whatsoever on the breathing patterns.
The 10ml bottle of Metaspray contains a solution which has 100doses each containing 50mcg of the active ingredient. Your physician will instruct you on how many times you should apply for this medicine each day and for how long depending on how severe your condition is. Follow the physician’s instructions strictly and always remember to shake the bottle each time before you use it to ensure that the solution is well mixed.
Metaspray Side Effects
The use of this medicine may lead to some undesired side effects which may include; viral infections, nasal bleedings, nausea, a mild irritation on the throat and other reactions that may not have been listed here. Most of the side effects you likely will experience are mild with only a few being severe. If you notice any unusual side effect or if the common ones persist or worsen, contact your physician as soon as possible.
If you have a wound, you may have to let the wound heal first before starting to use this medicine. This is because Metaspray Nasal Spray (Mometasone Furoate) is known to slow down the healing process of wounds especially nasal injuries. This medicine has also be associated with glaucoma or cataracts and hence it may be important to have eye tests performed on you to ascertain that you have not been affected. Maintain the hygiene of your applicator by cleaning it constantly and this reduces the spread of infections.