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Azelastine Nasal Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 137 mcg/inh ; 205.5 mcg/inh

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

0.1% spray: 1 or 2 sprays in each nostril twice a day
0.15% spray: 1 or 2 sprays in each nostril twice a day or 2 sprays in each nostril once a day

Use: Seasonal allergic rhinitis

0.15% spray: 2 sprays in each nostril twice a day

Use: Perennial allergic rhinitis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

2 to 5 years:
0.1% spray: 1 spray in each nostril twice a day
6 to 11 years:
0.1% spray and 0.15% spray: 1 spray in each nostril twice a day

Use: Seasonal allergic rhinitis

6 months to 5 years:
0.1% spray: 1 spray in each nostril twice a day
6 to 11 years:
0.1% spray and 0.15% spray: 1 spray in each nostril twice a day

Use: Perennial allergic rhinitis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 months.

Consult WARNING section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug should be administered by the intranasal route only.
-This drug should be primed before initial use by releasing 6 sprays or until a fine mist appears. When the nasal spray has not been used for 3 or more days, it should be reprimed with 2 sprays or until a fine mist appears.
-Avoid spraying this drug into the eyes.

Storage requirements:
-Protect from freezing

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