Mometasone inhalation

Name: Mometasone inhalation

What is the most important information I should know about mometasone inhalation?

Do not use mometasone to treat an asthma attack that has already begun. It will not work fast enough. Use only a fast acting inhalation medication.

Seek medical attention if you think any of your asthma medications are not working as well as usual. An increased need for medication could be an early sign of a serious asthma attack.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What other drugs will affect mometasone inhalation?

Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using, especially:

  • an antibiotic--clarithromycin, telithromycin;

  • antifungal medicine--itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole;

  • heart medication--nicardipine, quinidine; or

  • antiviral medicine to treat hepatitis C or HIV/AIDS--atazanavir, boceprevir, cobicistat, delavirdine, fosamprenavir, indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir.

This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with mometasone inhalation, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

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