What is Azelastine
Azelastine is a prescription medication used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. It belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamines. Azelastine works by blocking the effects of the hormone histamine, which is released during an allergic reaction.
Benefits of Azelastine
and Its Uses.
Azelastine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms, such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes, and sneezing. It is also used to treat nasal congestion and sinusitis (inflammation of the sinuses). Azelastine is available as a nasal spray and an eye drop.
Azelastine is a first-generation antihistamine. It works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance that causes allergic symptoms.
Azelastine is effective in relieving symptoms of both seasonal and perennial allergies. It is also effective in relieving symptoms of nasal congestion and sinusitis.
Azelastine is available as a nasal spray and an eye drop. The nasal spray is approved for use in adults and children aged 6 years and older, and the eye drop is approved for use in adults.
The most common side effects of azelastine are headache, fatigue, and dry
Side Effects and Dosage of Azelastine
Azelastine is a medication used to treat allergies. It is a nasal spray that is sprayed into the nose. It is available as a generic medication and as the brand-name drug Astelin.
Azelastine comes in two forms: a nasal spray and an eye drop.
The nasal spray is used to treat seasonal allergies, such as hay fever. It is not for treating chronic sinus infections.
The eye drop is used to treat itchy, red eyes due to allergies.
Azelastine can be used by adults and children 2 years of age and older.
The usual dose of azelastine is two sprays in each nostril once a day.
If you are using the eye drop, one drop is usually put in each eye two times a day.