How it should be taken
It comes as a nasal spray.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
Adult: The recommended dose is two sprays per nostril twice daily.
Child: The recommended dose is one spray per nostril twice daily.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is a selective histamine antagonist, prescribed in treating allergic rhinitis. It blocks the histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.
Category C :
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Warnings and Precautions
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcoholic beverages.
Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Store it at controlled room temperature 20°- 25°C.