What Are The Uses Of Azelastine?
It is prescribed for the treatment of rhinitis ( the condition where inflammation and allergy of the mucous membrane inside the nose occurs).
It helps in relieving the symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, runny nose and post-nasal drip. It is used in nasal spray and as ophthalmic preparations also.
What Are The Side Effects Of Azelastine?
Some of the common side-effects may be:
- Nasal irritation and burning
- A sore throat,
- Dry mouth, and
- Bitter taste
Consult your doctor if any of the above-listed side effects gets worse.
What Are The Contraindications Of Azelastine?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding.