Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine)
What is Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) used for?
Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) is an inhalable antihistamine prescribed to patients suffering from seasonal allergies. It operates by reducing the effects of histamine which causes the swelling, irritation, sneezing, and itchiness associated with allergens. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine)?
Use Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results. One spray is normally administered twice daily, but your individual directions will be determined by the severity of your symptoms. To administer the medication tilt your head back slightly, place the nozzle into your nostril, and inhale while manipulating the pump to dispense one spray. It is recommended to alternate nostrils if more than one spray is required to prevent irritation or discomfort. If you have not used the medication for several weeks it may be necessary to prime it by pointing it away from your face and operating the pump until one spray is dispensed. Ask your doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine)?
Side effects that may occur while using Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) include:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor if you experience any serious side effects such as trouble breathing, tightness in the chest, or irregular heartbeats. These symptoms may require lower doses or reduced administration frequency to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) should not be administered to children who are under five years old. It is also important to note that this medication is meant for nasal use and should be kept away from the eyes, ears, or mouth to prevent unexpected problems from appearing. If there is any remaining medication six months after the bottle has been opened, dispose of it and obtain a fresh bottle.
Strictly use Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Arzep Nasal Spray (Azelastine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.