Active Ingredient(s):Azelastine FDA Approved: * May 22, 2000 Pharm Company: *MEDPOINTE PHARM HLC Category:Allergies, Cough & Cold
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. Other uses may include asthma and skin rashes for which it is taken by mouth. Onset of effects is within minutes when used in the eyes and within an hour when used in the nose. Effects last for up to 12 hours.
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