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What is the Asmanex Twisthaler?

The Asmanex Twisthaler (a brand-name drug containing the active ingredient mometasone powder) prevents asthma symptoms and reduces the frequency of asthma attacks. It doesn't treat the symptoms of an asthma attack. Part of the class of drugs called corticosteroids, mometasone powder helps reduce swelling in the lungs and airways so breathing is easier. This drug comes with very specific instructions, so be sure you are using it properly for full effect.

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