This product is used to relieve seasonal allergy symptoms of the nose such as stuffy/runny nose, itching, sneezing, and post-nasal drip. It contains 2 drugs. Azelastine is an antihistamine that works by blocking certain natural substances called histamines that are responsible for allergic symptoms. Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works by reducing swelling (inflammation) in the nasal passages.
How to use Azelastine-Fluticasone 137 Mcg-50 Mcg/Spray Nasal Spray Antihistamines
Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using azelastine/fluticasone and each time you get a refill. Follow the illustrated directions for the proper use of this medication. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Gently blow your nose before using this product. Shake the container gently before using. Follow the instructions for test sprays in the air if you are using the container for the first time or if you have not used it for awhile (for example, more than 1 week). Check your product package for instructions on when you need to do the test sprays again if you have not used the container in awhile.
Use this medication in the nose as directed by your doctor, usually twice a day in both nostrils. Do not spray it in your eyes or mouth. If this medication gets in your eyes, flush them thoroughly with water.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.
Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.
Clean the applicator regularly. Keep track of the number of sprays used from the container. Discard the container after you have used the number of sprays specified on the manufacturer's package.
You may feel the product start to work as soon as 30 minutes after the first dose, but it may take several days before you get the full benefit of this product. Tell your doctor if you do not get better or if you get worse.
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