How it works
Common side effects
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- If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to azelastine or any of the other ingredients of azelastine.
- If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is azelastine/Duonase/ a steroid/anticholinergic/corticosteroid/antihistamine/decongestant?
It is an antihistaminic drug
Q. Is azelastine over the counter/OTC?
No, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Is azelastine addictive?
No, it is not addictive. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is azelastine the same as Flonase?
No, azelastine is a different drug. Flonase contains the drug fluticasone
Q. Can I take Benadryl/Zyrtec/Claritin with azelastine?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of azelastine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does azelastine/azelastine Hcl work?
It works at the prescribed dose for suggested disease condition. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does azelastine cause drowsiness/nose bleeds/weight gain/raise blood pressure/make you tired/sleepy?
Azelastine causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.