Trade name: Azelast
Strength: 0.1% w/v
Type: Nasal spray
Active ingredient: Azelastine
Category: Azelastine is an antihistamine.
Pregnancy category: Azelastine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Azelast nasal spray is used to relieve symptoms of allergy. It works by blocking the actions of substance called histamin.
How to use: Azelast nasal spray is for nose only. Use as directed by your doctor. Before you spray blow your nose to clear the mucus. Gently insert the tip of spray into the one nostril and close other nostril. Breathe in deeply as you squeeze the spray bottle and repeat the same in other nostril. Wash hands thoroughly with soap water. Make sure that medicine does not go in to the eyes.
Side Effects: Bitter taste in the mouth, drowsiness, headache, weakness, fever, nausea and vomiting, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, muscle aches
Dosage: Usual adult dose for allergic rhinitis: 0.1% spray: 1 or 2 sprays in each nostril twice daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 15th, 2017
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