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Brief Summary:

The ASMANEX® TWISTHALER® is used for maintenance treatment of asthma and is not a bronchodilator and is not indicated for rapid relief of bronchospasm or other acute episodes of asthma.

Mechanism of Action:


Mometasone furoate is a inhaled corticosteroid used to treat the inflammation which is an important component in the pathogenesis of asthma.

Proven Uses:

ASMANEX® TWISTHALER® inhaler is indicated for the maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients.

Side Effects:

Common side effects include Headache, Allergic Rhinitis, Pharyngitis, Upper Respiratory infection, Sinusitis, oral candidiasis, dysmenorrhea, musculoskeletal pain, back pain, Dyspepsia, Myalgia, Abdominal pain, nausea.

As with other inhaled asthma medications, bronchospasm may occur.

It is possible that systemic corticosteroids effects reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and adrenal suppression may appear in a small number of patients, particularly at higher doses.

Long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids, including ASMANEX® TWISTHALER® may increase the risk of some eye problems (cataracts or glaucoma).


ASMANEX® TWISTHALER® is not a bronchodilator and should not be used to relieve acute asthma. Acute asthma symptoms should be treated with inhaled, short-acting bronchodilators such as albuterol.


What's New

Allergy and Asthma Associates has established the Food Allergy Center, the first and only one of its kind in Orange County, to focus exclusively on the diagnosis and now treatment of food allergy. We are now offering oral immunotherapy. The purpose of oral immunotherapy (OIT) is to decrease your sensitivity to allergy-causing foods, so that exposure to the offending food (peanut, milk, egg, tree nuts etc.) will result in fewer and less severe symptoms in the event of an accidental exposure.


What Our Patients Say About Us

  • When I first got diagnosed with asthma it started off as exercised induced but throughout the years it became worse than that. Just a wind would make me feel like I needed to take my inhaler, a change in the weather and I had to take a breathing treatment. It was really hard especially for being an athlete, because you don’t want anything holding you back from what you love to do...


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27800 Medical Center Road
Suite 244
Mission Viejo,
CA 92691

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15785 Laguna Canyon Road
Suite 100
CA 92618

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