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Side effect(s) of Azelastine

Read the side effects of Azelastine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Bitter taste, headache, drowsiness, nasal burning, inflammation of pharynx/nose, dry mouth, sneezing, nausea, fatigue, dizziness, nosebleed and increased weight.

Body as Whole- Allergic reaction, back pain, viral infection, discomfort or uneasiness, pain in extremities, abdominal pain and fever.

Heart - Flushing, high blood pressure and fast heart rate.

Skin- Contact dermatitis, inflammation, hair follicle infection, skin infection and skin laceration.

Gastrointestinal- Constipation, inflammation of stomach/tongue/intestine, ulcer, vomiting, increased SGPT, diarrhea and toothache.

Metabolic- Increased appetite.

Musculoskeletal- Muscle/joint pain, jawbone dislocation and joint inflammation.

Central Nervous System- Hyperactivity and fainting.

Psychological- Anxiety, depersonalization, depression, nervousness, sleep disorder and abnormal thinking.

Respiratory- Asthma, coughing, throat burning, inflammation of larynx/bronchus/sinus, dry throat, shortness of breath, nasal congestion, nasal dryness and post nasal drip.

Eye and ENT- Eye inflammation, eye pain, watery eyes, nasal sore and loss of taste.

Genitourinary - Presence of albumin in urine, breast pain, absence of menstrual period, blood in urine and increased urinary frequency.

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Azelastine

Azelastine(Astelin ) generic is a selective histamine antagonist, prescribed in treating allergic rhinitis. It blocks the histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.
More Info about Azelastine

Trade Names for Azelastine

International : 

Astelin , Astepro , Optivar

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