Information about Azelastine and Fluticasone
Generic Name : Azelastine and Fluticasone
Latest prescription information about Azelastine and Fluticasone. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0
Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines
Trade Names/Brand Names of Azelastine and Fluticasone
Why is Azelastine and Fluticasone 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 should Azelastine and Fluticasone not be taken? (Contraindications)
What is the dosage of Azelastine and Fluticasone?
The recommended dose is 137 mcg/50 mcg, 1 spray per nostril twice daily.
How should Azelastine and Fluticasone be taken?
It comes as a nasal spray to be sprayed into the nose, as directed by your physician.
What are the warnings and precautions for Azelastine and Fluticasone?
• 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.
What are the side effects of Azelastine and Fluticasone?
Change in taste, headache, and nosebleed.
What are the other precautions for Azelastine and Fluticasone?
Avoid excess dosage.
What are the storage conditions for Azelastine and Fluticasone?
Store it at controlled room temperature (20° - 25°C). Protect from light. Do not store in the freezer or refrigerator.