Active Ingredient(s): Azelastine
FDA Approved: * May 22, 2000
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Optivar Overview

Azelastine, sold under the brand name Optivar among others, is a medication primarily used as a nasal spray to treat allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and as eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis.[3] Other uses may include asthma and skin rashes for which it is taken by mouth.[4] Onset of effects is within minutes when used in the eyes and within an hour when used in the nose.[5] Effects last for up to 12 hours.[5] Common side effect...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Solution: 0.05%
  • Solution/drops: 0.05%
  • Spray: 0.137 ml, 0.15%(to 0.1876mg/spray)
  • Spray, Metered: 0.125mg/spray, 0.137mg/spray, 0.1876mg/spray, 0.2055mg/spray, 137mcg/actuation
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Optivar: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0037-7025 Optivar .5 mg/ml Intraocular Solution/ Drops by Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Azelastine or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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