Dymista vs. Qnasl

Reviewed on 9/21/2020

Are Dymista and Qnasl the Same Thing?

Dymista (azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate) Nasal Spray and Qnasl (beclocmethasone dipropionate) is a combination of an antihistamine and a used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients 12 years of age and older.

Both Dymista and Qnasl contain a corticosteroid. Dymista also contains an antihistamine.

Side effects of Dymista and Qnasl that are similar include changes in taste/unpleasant taste, headache, nosebleeds, and nasal Candida albicans infection.

Side effects of Dymista that are different from Qnasl include sores or white patches inside or around your nose and slow wound healing,

Side effects of Qnasl that are different from Dymista include nasal discomfort or irritation, nasal dryness, unpleasant smell, fever, infection of the nose and throat, inflammation of the nose and throat, upper respiratory tract infection, thrush (a fungal infection in the mouth or throat), and sneezing.

Dymista may interact with ritonavir, ketoconazole, alcohol, and other central nervous system depressants.

Qnasl may interact with other drugs.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Dymista?

Common side effects of Dymista include:

Side effects of Dymista include:

  • changes in taste,
  • headache,
  • nosebleeds,
  • sores or white patches inside or around your nose,
  • slow wound healing, or
  • nasal Candida albicans infection

What Are Possible Side Effects of Qnasl?

Common side effects of Qnasl include:

  • nasal discomfort or irritation,
  • nasal dryness,
  • nosebleed,
  • headache,
  • unpleasant taste/smell,
  • fever,
  • infection of the nose and throat,
  • inflammation of the nose and throat,
  • upper respiratory tract infection,
  • thrush (a fungal infection in the mouth, nose, or throat), or
  • sneezing.

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What Is Dymista?

Dymista (azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate) Nasal Spray is a combination of an antihistamine and a corticosteroid indicated for the relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients 12 years of age and older who require treatment with both azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate for symptomatic relief.

What Is Qnasl?

Qnasl (beclocmethasone dipropionate) nasal aerosol is a corticosteroid used to treat nasal symptoms associated with seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis for patients who are 12 years of age or older.

What Drugs Interact With Dymista?

Dymista may interact with ritonavir, ketoconazole, alcohol, or other central nervous system depressants. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Dymista; it is not expected to be harmful to a fetus. It is unknown if Dymista passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

What Drugs Interact With Qnasl?

There are no known drug interactions for Qnasl nasal aerosol. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

How Should Dymista be Taken?

The recommended dose of Dymista is 1 spray per nostril twice daily in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older.

How Should Qnasl be Taken?

The recommended dose of Qnasl nasal aerosol is 320 mcg per day divided into 2 nasal aerosol sprays per nostril once a day.

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References
Mylan. Dymista Product Information

https://www.dymista.com/

Teva. Qnasl Product Information

https://www.qnasl.com/

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