Consultation outcome

Classification of Nasonex Allergy Control Nasal Spray

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Detail of outcome

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has agreed to reclassify Nasonex Allergy Control 0.05% Nasal Spray from a prescription only medicine (POM) to a Pharmacy (P) medicine in the UK to treat the symptoms of hayfever (also called seasonal allergic rhinitis) and perennial allergic rhinitis for those 18 years and over, for a period of not more than 3 months.

See the public assessment report below for more information

Feedback received

Royal Pharmaceutical Society response

Royal College of Physicians response

Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists response

Freelance Regulatory Consultant response

Detail of feedback received

Five responses were received. Four responses supported the proposal, one was unsure about the proposal. One of the responses was confidential.

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Original consultation

Summary

We want to know what you think about our proposal to Nasonex Allergy Control Nasal Spray available without prescription.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think

  • Nasonex Allergy Control 0.05% Nasal Spray is used to treat the symptoms of hayfever (also called seasonal allergic rhinitis) and perennial allergic rhinitis (this occurs throughout the year).
  • Nasonex Allergy Control is only at the moment available on prescription.
  • We propose to make it available in pharmacies.
  • MHRA considers that this product can be available as a Pharmacy medicine.
  • We want to know what you think about this change.

Please tell us your views using the form at the end of the attached pdf.

The deadline for comments is 12 December 2016.

Documents

Response to Nasonex Allergy Control 0.05% Nasal Spray Public Consultation - Word version

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Published 21 November 2016
Last updated 10 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Public assessment report and responses uploaded
  2. Added a Word version of the consultation response document.
  3. First published.