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- What is azelastine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for azelastine?
- Is azelastine available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for azelastine?
- What are the side effects of azelastine?
- What is the dosage for azelastine?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with azelastine?
- Is azelastine safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about azelastine?
What is the dosage for azelastine?
Azelastine generally is used as 2 sprays in each nostril twice daily.
Which drugs or supplements interact with azelastine?
Azelastine can promote the sedating effects of other medications that cause sedation. Such drugs include narcotic pain relievers (for example, oxycodone and acetaminophen [ Percocet]), barbiturates, sedatives such as alprazolam (Xanax) or clonazepam (Klonopin), and ethanol.
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