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Overview

Armist Nasal Spray side effects

Common
  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds

How to use Armist Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.

How Armist Nasal Spray works

Armist Nasal Spray is a combination of two medicines: Fluticasone Propionate and Azelastine, which relieves sneezing and runny nose caused due to allergies (allergic rhinitis). Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) and irritation in the nose. Azelastine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Armist Nasal Spray related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Armist Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Armist Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Armist Nasal Spray helps relieve sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.
  • It does not expose your entire body to the medicine and hence gives you minimal side effects.
  • It's most effective to start using it a few days before an expected contact with the allergen.
  • Inform your doctor if you have an infection,injury or ulceration in the inside of the nose as Armist Nasal Spray can increase the risk of nose bleed and ulceration.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Armist Nasal Spray. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
  • Any remaining medicine should be discarded six months after it is first opened.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Armist?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Armist cause sleepiness?

Yes, Armist can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. How to use Armist?

Before using Armist, make sure you clean your nose by blowing it gently. Shake the bottle and spray the medicine into your nose. You should keep your head down while using Armist.
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References
  1. UKmedicine Information. Azelastine/Fluticasone Nasal Spray. 2013. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Azelastine hydrochloride + Fluticasone propionate. Somerset, New Jersey: Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2012 [revised 2015]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Fluticasone Propionate + Azelastine. Mylan Specialty LP; 2017. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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