Details About Generic Salt ::  Azelasti

Main Medicine Class:: Antihistamine   

Astelin, Optivar
Class: Antihistamine

 

Drugs Class ::

 Action Relatively selective histamine H1 antagonist and inhibitor of release of histamine and other mediators from cells (eg, mast cells) involved in allergic response.

Indications for Drugs ::

 Indications Allergic conjunctivitis (ophthalmic solution); allergic rhinitis (nasal spray).

Drug Dose ::

 Route/Dosage

Allergic Conjunctivitis

ADULTS AND CHILDREN (³ 3 YR): Instill 1 drop into each affected eye bid.

Allergic Rhinitis

ADULTS AND CHILDREN (³ 12 YR): 2 sprays per nostril bid.

Contraindication ::

 Contraindications Standard considerations.

Drug Precautions ::

 Precautions

Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined. Children: Safety and efficacy not established in children < 12 yr (nasal spray); safety and efficacy not established in children < 3 yr (ophthalmic solution).

OVERDOSAGE: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
  Somnolence

Drug Side Effects ::

 Adverse Reactions

CNS: Headache; somnolence; fatigue; dizziness. EENT: Bitter taste; nasal burning; pharyngitis; dry mouth; rhinitis; epistaxis; eye pain, blurring, burning, or stinging, conjunctivitis (ophthalmic solution). GI: Nausea. META: Weight gain. RESP: Asthma; dyspnea. OTHER: Pruritus.

Drug Mode of Action ::  

 Action Relatively selective histamine H1 antagonist and inhibitor of release of histamine and other mediators from cells (eg, mast cells) involved in allergic response.

Drug Interactions ::

 Interactions

Alcohol, CNS depressants: Use with azelastine nasal spray may cause additive decrease in alertness and impairment of CNS performance.

Drug Assesment ::

 Precautions

Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined. Children: Safety and efficacy not established in children < 12 yr (nasal spray); safety and efficacy not established in children < 3 yr (ophthalmic solution).

OVERDOSAGE: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
  Somnolence

Drug Storage/Management ::

 Precautions

Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined. Children: Safety and efficacy not established in children < 12 yr (nasal spray); safety and efficacy not established in children < 3 yr (ophthalmic solution).

OVERDOSAGE: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
  Somnolence

Drug Notes ::

 Precautions

Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined. Children: Safety and efficacy not established in children < 12 yr (nasal spray); safety and efficacy not established in children < 3 yr (ophthalmic solution).

OVERDOSAGE: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
  Somnolence

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