Generic Name : Azelastine and Fluticasone Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines ICD Code : Y43.0
International- Dymista. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This combination medication contains antihistamine-corticosteroid, prescribed for seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). It works by blocking histamine and release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): None.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The recommended dose is 137 mcg/50 mcg, 1 spray per nostril twice daily. How it should be taken :
It comes as a nasal spray to be sprayed into the nose, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of infections, chickenpox or measles, vision problems, increased eye pressure, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* It may cause sleepiness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
* Avoid alcohol consumption. Side Effects :
Change in taste, headache, and nosebleed.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (20° - 25°C). Protect from light. Do not store in the freezer or refrigerator.
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