Astelin Dosage

Generic name: azelastine hydrochloride
Dosage form: nasal spray, metered

This dosage information does not include all the information needed to use Astelin safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Astelin.

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Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

The recommended dose of Astelin® Nasal Spray in adults and children 12 years and older with seasonal allergic rhinitis is one or two sprays per nostril twice daily. The recommended dose of Astelin® Nasal Spray in children 5 years to 11 years of age is one spray per nostril twice daily.

Vasomotor Rhinitis

The recommended dose of Astelin® Nasal Spray in adults and children 12 years and older with vasomotor rhinitis is two sprays per nostril twice daily.

Before initial use, the delivery system should be primed with 4 sprays or until a fine mist appears. When 3 or more days have elapsed since the last use, the pump should be reprimed with 2 sprays or until a fine mist appears.

CAUTION: Avoid spraying in the eyes.

Directions for Use: Illustrated patient instructions for proper use accompany each package of Astelin® Nasal Spray.

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