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Beconase Aq vs Nasonex, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 44

This is personalized comparison of Beconase Aq vs Nasonex for a female aged 44. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Beconase aq (latest outcomes from 58 users) has active ingredients of beclomethasone dipropionate monohydrate. It is often used in allergies.

Nasonex (latest outcomes from 11,316 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate monohydrate. It is often used in allergies.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 717 female patients aged 39 who take the same drugs are studied in Beconase Aq vs Nasonex

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female39Seasonal Allergy

Drugs to compare:

Beconase Aq beclomethasone dipropionate monohydrateGlaxosmithkline
Nasonex mometasone furoate monohydrateSchering Plough

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 39 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Beconase Aq (Glaxosmithkline)Nasonex (Schering Plough)

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Beconase Aq (Glaxosmithkline)Nasonex (Schering Plough)
Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)Chest Pain
Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)Headache (pain in head)
Weight IncreasedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Intervertebral Disc DisplacementMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)Asthenia (weakness)
Polyarthritis (arthritis which involves 5 or more joints simultaneously)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)Abdominal Pain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Beconase Aq (Glaxosmithkline)Nasonex (Schering Plough)
NervousnessInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Drug IneffectiveChest Tightness
Blood Cortisol DecreasedSore Throat (pain or irritation of the throat)
Adrenal DisorderAbdominal Pain
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Neck Pain
Diarrhoea Post-operative
Nausea Post-operative (urge to vomit after surgery)
Night Sweats (sweating in night)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Beconase Aq0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Beconase Aq (beclomethasone dipropionate monohydrate) is often used to treat allergies. Nasonex (mometasone furoate monohydrate) is often used to treat allergies. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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