Azelastine® (Azelastine Hydrochloride)

What is Azelastine generic?

Azelastine generic is taken as an antihistamine, an enzyme that prevents from the effects of histamine which creates allergic reactions in the bodyAzelastine generic is somehow different from other antihistamines as it is used for the eyes and nose problems in the form of eye drops and nasal spray.The Food and Developtment Administration has approved Azelastine generic in the year 1996.Azelastine generic eye drops used to treat the allergic conjunctivitis problem. Usage of drug is not recommended for redness and irritation because of carrying contact lenses.Azelastine generic nasal spray is used as an inhaler for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, runny nose and nasal itching. The Azelastine generic nasal spray is meant for adults and children above the age of 12 years.

Reason of prescribing Azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray?

Azelastine generic HCl PRESCRIBED FOR: for the treatment of the symptoms happened becauseof allergic rhinitis, such as runny nose, nasal itching and sneezing.

What is the most important information I should know about Azelastine generic nasal?

Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any other medical problem before using the Azelastine generic drug.After taking Azelastine generic medication, you may feel dizzy and drowsy, avoid driving or any other important task that requires your full concentration.lAzelastine generic should not be taken if you are taking other drugs that keeps you sleepy such as cold medications, sedatives, allergy drugs, sleeping pills and narcotic pain relievers, barbiturates and sedatives and ethanol as Azelastine generic might cause sleepiness.Avoid taking the medication with alcohol. It will cause serious life threatening issues.Inform your doctor if you notice No improved in your condition while take Azelastine generic genericDo not use generic Azelastine generic if you notice pounding heartbeats,shortness of breath and tightness in chest, as these may by the adverse reaction of the drug.

What to tell your doctor before taking Azelastine hydrochloride?

Do not consider taking Azelastine generic if you are allergic to its componentIf you are suffering from any other health condition, inform your doctor before taking treatment of Azelastine genericAzelastine generic nasal is strictly not for child below to 5 years old

Azelastine generic nasal side effects

Take immediate medicinal assistance if you notice any symptoms of an allergic reaction to Azelastine generic nasal spray such as swelling on face, lips, throat, etc and other signs are hives, difficulty in breathing.

Common  Azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray side effects :

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing, tightness in the chest
  • Pounding heartbeats
  • Diarrhea, nausea
  • Drowsiness
  • Upset stomach
  • Sores or burning in the nose
  • Muscle pain or back pain
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Redness in eye

The Azelastine generic drug side effects list is not completed here. Other symptoms can occur, inform your doctor about your feeling clearly.

Azelastine hcl eye drop side effects

Inform your doctor if you notice any Azelastine generic eye drop side effects such as

  • After application, your might notice burning in eyes or sting.
  • Headache
  • Bitter taste in mouth also occur
  • Temporary blurred vision
  • Trouble breathing, eye pain
  • Itching, swelling on eyes

The Azelastine generic drug side effects list is not completed here. Other symptoms can occur, inform your doctor about your feeling clearly.

What is the dosage of Azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray?

Azelastine generic nasal spray should be used as recommended by your doctor. Generally 2 sprays per day is prescribedAzelastine generic nasal spray may interact with other drugs such as narcotic pain relievers, barbiturates and sedatives and ethanol

How should I use Azelastine generic nasal spray on your own?

Azelastine generic nasal spray should be taken as recommended by your doctor. Do not change the dosage of the drug on your own otherwise it may cause serious issue. Exactly Follow the instructions as prescribed on the label

Exactly how to use the Azelastine generic nasal spray?

For the first usage of the new bottle, put the pump onto the bottle. Pump out 4 spray into the air before actually using and also pump out few spray into the air when not used for more than 3 days. Avoid contact with face or if in case it contacted, wash the face with water as soon as possible.Clean your nose before using the sprayGently put the spray tip into your nostril, close your other nostril with finger and keep your head straight position. Pump the spray and inhale it immediately.follow the same step for next nostriltake the spray dosage as prescribed by your specialistbefore recapping the nasal spray, clean the nozzle with the clean tissue.It is preferable not to blow your nose or sneeze just after using the Azelastine generic sprayInform your healthcare provide if you notice your symptoms are not improving or getting more worseKeep the Azelastine generic away from direct sunlight, moisture and light.

How to use Azelastine hydrochloride eye drops?

  • Before applying eye drops, wash your hand with clean water.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper, to avoid contamination.
  • Do not wear contact lenses when you apply the medication, remove them as contact lenses contains some preservatives that can be absorbed by the drug. give a gap of atleast 10 minutes after removing the contact lenses
  • Use Azelastine generic eye drops twice a day or as prescribed by your specialist.
  • Tilt your head back on the chair, look in upward direction and pull your lower eyelid to put a drop of the drug.
  • Keep the dropper directly above your eye and put a drop. Close your eyes few minutes and rest. Do not rub your eye or blink immediately after usage of drug otherwise the medicine might drain out.
  • Repeat same directions for second eye
  • Keep the dropper cap tightly close after usage. Do not put any other eye drug immediately, wait for atleast 20 minutes.
  • Inform your healthcare provider if your symptoms are not improving or more worsen

What happens if I miss a dose of Azelastine generic hcl?

Azelastine generic is used to treat rhinitic allergies. It should be taken as recommended by your doctor and on time. It is not like able to miss  a dosage of drug otherwise your symptoms will not improve. Take it as you remember or Skip if it is a time for the next dosage. Do not take overdose.

What happens if I overdose of Azelastine hydrochloride?

Overdose of Azelastine generic may let you to sleep whole day and drowsiness

What should I avoid while taking Azelastine generic nasal?

Azelastine generic dosage might effect on your thinking and reactions. Do not drive or do the task that requires your full concentration.Avoid taking the medication with alcohol. It will cause serious life threatening issues.