MedsChat.com

The People's Medicine Community ®
Drug Index: 

Dymista

Active Ingredient(s): Azelastine Hydrochloride + Fluticasone Proprionate
FDA Approved: May 1, 2012
Pharm Company: MEDA PHARMS
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

Welcome to the Dymista information hub. Scroll down to read supplemental details and discuss this drug.


Dymista Overview

Azelastine is a potent, second-generation, selective, histamine antagonist (histamine-H1-receptor antagonist). According to the Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) treatment guidelines, intranasal anti-histamines are recommended for the first line therapy of mild intermittent, moderate/severe intermittent and mild persistent rhinitis (new classification system for rhinitis). The chemical nomenclature of azelastine is (±)-1-(2H)-phthalazinone, 4-[(4-chlorophenyl) methyl]-2-(...

Read more Dymista Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azelastine

Recent Dymista Forums: RSS Feed

Should Dymista make me sneeze so much?
I have a URI and received a free sample of Dymista. The first time I used it, I sneezed 20 times in a row spread out over a minute. I thought maybe it was a fluke so I tried it again. Same reaction. Not only do i sneeze but i feel miserable and have to blow my nose for the next 5 minutes. Could I be allergic to this medication? I've never had this reaction from Flonase, which I know is fluticasone, one of the main ingredients of Dymista. Maybe it's the azelastine that triggered the reaction? Has anyone else reported this reaction? ## Yes, the sneezing and nose blowing due to excessive mucous have been reported by others that have tried it. It just might not be the right medication to help you, since your symptoms are so severe. You may also experience headache, change in taste a...
Updated 7 hours ago.
   2  Subscribe to thread 266756
How does dymista work?
I had an upper respiratory infection in January since that time I have been suffering from allergic rhinitis. I have had a CT scan that reports all is clear. I do not have deviated septum and my ENT says there is no infection. The most recent drug he has proscribed is Dymista. After about 30 minutes after I have sprayed it into each nostril, a thin mucous begins running down the back of my throat. I spend the next four hours hacking to keep it out of my lungs. The mucous also burns my tongue and of course, my throat is sore. Is this how Dymista is supposed to work? ## Hello, Bill! How are you? Yes, both the soreness and the discharge like that are listed as normal side effects for Dymista. You may want to ask your ENT if there is anything you can do about. Is there anything else I can h...
Updated 18 days ago.
   1  Subscribe to thread 264491

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Azelastine Hydrochloride + Fluticasone Proprionate
  • Spray: 137mcg + 50mcg
  • Spray, Metered: 0.125mg/spray + 0.05mg/spray
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (2 results)


Possibly related Dymista Topics:

Should Dymista make me sneeze so much? I have a URI and received a free sample of Dymista. The first time I used it, I sneezed 20 times in a row spread out ove...  2
How does dymista work? I had an upper respiratory infection in January since that time I have been suffering from allergic rhinitis. I have had...  1