ASTELIN Rx

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ASTELIN

Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products)
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Azelastine HCl 137mcg/spray; aqueous nasal spray; contains benzalkonium chloride.

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Indications for ASTELIN:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis. Vasomotor rhinitis.

Adult:

2 sprays in each nostril twice daily.

Children:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis: <5yrs: not established; 5–11yrs: 1 spray in each nostril twice daily. Vasomotor rhinitis: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: monitor infants.

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with other antihistamines.

Adverse Reactions:

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.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Ready-Spray—30mL (200 sprays)