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Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray

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Overview

Introduction

Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray should be used as you have been advised by your doctor. Do not use it more often or for longer than recommended. Normally you should blow your nose gently before using it, keep one nostril closed while applying the medicine into the other and then sniff hard to make sure it reaches deep into the nose. Then repeat for the other nostril. It provides relief very quickly and can last for several hours. If you use this medicine too often or for too long, it may worsen your symptoms rather than improve them.

The most common side effects are taste change, nosebleeds, and headaches. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Side effects of Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nazomac-AF

  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Taste change
    Keep your mouth clean. Brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with saltwater or mouthwash after each snack or meal. Use plastic or glass utensils if the food tastes like metal. Avoid very hot or very cold foods. Chewing mints or gums may also help in improving the taste. Increase your fluid intake and choose foods that have strong flavors. Try adding garlic, lemon juice, herbs, spices and pickles or chutneys. Avoid cigarette smoking.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Nosebleeds
    To stop a nosebleed, sit or stand upright (do not lie down). Pinch your nose just above the nostrils for a few minutes. Lean forward and breathe through your mouth. Place an icepack at the top of your nose. Get medical help if your nosebleed lasts more than 10 to 15 minutes. After a nosebleed, try not to blow your nose for 24 hours. Try to avoid hot drinks or alcohol.

How to use Nazomac-AF 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 towards the sides of your nostril, away from the cartilage dividing the two sides of your nose. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat the same process for the other nostrils.

How Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray works

Nazomac-AF 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • The right way to use the nasal spray:
    • Shake the bottle before using the medicine. 
    • Clean your nose thoroughly before using the medicine.
    • Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. 
    • Direct the spray towards the sides of your nostril, away from the cartilage dividing the two sides of your nose.
    • Breathe out gently through your mouth and repeat the same process for the other nostril.
  • Avoid deep breathing as it will cause medication to go back to the throat and make it less effective.
  • Inform your doctor if you have an infection,injury or ulceration in the inside of the nose as Nazomac-AF Nasal Spray can increase the risk of nose bleed and ulceration.
  • Do not share the bottle with anyone else so that you do not spread germs.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
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Patient Concerns

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I have a constant sneezing problem and throat allergy since years. This issue recurs every 2-3 days. I continue sneezing for 30-40 times. Currently I am using Nazomac AF which provides me temporary relief.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Appears allergic issue get serum IgE level check and revert
I have watery nose and sneezing, appears to be due to allergy.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It is mostly allergic rhinitis. You have to take long term antihistamine and flutiflo nasal spray
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Nazomac-AF?

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 Nazomac-AF cause sleepiness?

Yes, Nazomac-AF 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 Nazomac-AF?

Before using Nazomac-AF, 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 Nazomac-AF.
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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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