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Azelastine Hydrochloride

Azelastine Hydrochloride

Azelastine is a potent, selective histamine-H1-receptor blocker. Besides its selective histamine-H1-antagonizing effect, azelastine inhibits the triggering of pathological reactions provoked by leukotrienes, calcium ions and PAF.


Symptomatic treatment of both seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and perennial allergic rhinitis.


One puff (0.14mg) into each nostril twice daily.


hypersensitivity to azelastine hydrochloride, benzalkonium chloride.

Special Precautions

Paediatrics: Not recommended under 6 years of age. Pregnancy: Not Recommended. Lactation: Not Recommended.

Side Effects

Irritation of nasal mucosa, taste disturbances, nose bleeding.

Drug Interactions

None Known

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