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    Brand Name: ASTELIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY

    Generic Name: Azelastine

    Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray (Azelastine) is an antihistamine nasal spray that is used to treat hay fever as well as symptoms caused by seasonal allergens and environmental irritants. Also, it is prescribed to treat allergy symptoms such as itchy nose, runny nose, and sneezing. Azelastine works by blocking the effects of histamine in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray* used for?

Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray (Azelastine) is an antihistamine nasal spray that is used to treat hay fever as well as symptoms caused by seasonal allergens and environmental irritants. Also, it is prescribed to treat allergy symptoms such as itchy nose, runny nose, and sneezing. Azelastine works by blocking the effects of histamine in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray*?

The dosage of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.

The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray is two sprays per nostril twice a day.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray, seek medical attention immediately. The overdose symptom of this drug is extreme sleepiness.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray*?

  • Alprazolam
  • Amobarbital
  • Butalbital
  • Chlordiazepoxide
  • Cimetidine
  • Clonazepam
  • Diazepam
  • Estazolam
  • Flurazepam
  • Lorazepam
  • Midazolam
  • Oxycodone
  • Phenobarbital
  • Temazepam

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray can interact with depression medicines, narcotic medicines, cold or allergy medicines, sleeping pills, and muscle relaxants.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray can cause side effects such as headache, nausea, drowsiness, bitter taste, nasal burning, weight gain, and sore throat. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are shortness of breath, irregular heartbeats, and chest tightness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Astelin 0.1% Nasal Spray*?

Is it possible for me to use Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray?
How will Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray work in my body?
How should Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before using Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. As this medication can cause drowsiness, caution needs to be exercised while driving or operating machinery. Also, limit intake of alcohol while being treated with Generic for Astelin Nasal Spray.

 

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