Trade name: Furamist AZ
Strength: Azelastine hydrochloride 140 mcg, fluticasone propionate 27.5 mcg.
Type: Nasal spray
Active ingredient: Azelastine hydrochloride, fluticasone propionate
Category: Azelastine is an antihistamine. Fluticasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid.
Pregnancy category: Azelastine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out). Fluticasone belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).
Uses: Furamist AZ nasal spray is used to relieve symptoms of nasal allergy such as such as stuffy or runny nose, itching and sneezing.
How to use: Furamist AZ 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, nasal dryness, nasal irritation
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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