Asmanex Twisthalers contains mometasone, a corticosteroid medicine. Mometasone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Asmanex is used to prevent asthma attacks. It will not treat an asthma attack that has already begun. Asmanex may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Asmanex is a corticosteroid most commonly used to control and counteract symptoms of asthma, such as wheezing and shortness of breath. Asmanex is typically regularly used and is not recommended for relief of sudden asthma attacks, and is not considered a rescue inhaler. Asmanex is administered in the form of an inhaler and works by decreasing swelling and irritation in the airways to inhibit inflammation. Asmanex requires a prescription and may be prescribed for other uses. Be sure to ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Asmanex 60 Metered Doses is used to prevent breathing problems, chest tightness, coughing and wheezing in patients diagnosed with asthma. Asmanex 60 Metered Doses is used in adults and children aged 12 years and above.
Asmanex 60 Metered Doses belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It works by reducing irritation and swelling in the lungs, an action that allows the patient to breathe easily.
It is important to note that Asmanex 60 Metered Doses is not used to treat sudden, severe symptoms of asthma. Asmanex 60 Metered Doses is not an alternative to an inhaler and will not provide relief from a sudden asthma attack.