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Astepro Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- What are the possible side effects of azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- What is the most important information I should know about azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- How should I use azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Astepro)?
- What happens if I overdose (Astepro)?
- What should I avoid while taking azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- What other drugs will affect azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Astepro)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Astepro)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme sleepiness.
What should I avoid while taking azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of azelastine.
What other drugs will affect azelastine nasal (Astepro)?
Before using azelastine nasal, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by azelastine nasal.
Also tell your doctor if you are using cimetidine (Tagamet).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with azelastine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about azelastine nasal.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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