Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products):
Indications for: Azelastine HCl
Seasonal allergic rhinitis. Vasomotor rhinitis.
≥12yrs: Seasonal allergic rhinitis: 1–2 sprays in each nostril twice daily. Vasomotor rhinitis: 2 sprays in each nostril twice daily.
Seasonal allergic rhinitis: <5yrs: not established; 5–11yrs: 1 spray in each nostril twice daily. Vasomotor rhinitis: not established.
Azelastine HCl Warnings/Precautions:
Avoid eyes. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: monitor infants.
Azelastine HCl Classification:
Azelastine HCl Interactions:
Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with other antihistamines.
Bitter taste, headache, somnolence, dysesthesia, nasal burning, pharyngitis, dry mouth, paroxysmal sneezing, nausea, rhinitis, fatigue, dizziness, epistaxis, weight increase, myalgia. Children: also conjunctivitis, cough, asthma.
Formerly known under the brand name Astelin.