AZEFLO 50 mcg/140 mcg 7 ml

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: Lupin Limited

 

Drug classification:  Corticosteroids, Antihistamines

 

What is this used for:

  • Treatment and management of asthma
  • Perennial allergic rhinitis
  • Vasomotor rhinitis


When to not take this medicine:

  • Allergic to this medicine or ingredients present along with it
  • In patients who have tuberculosis
  • Injury to the nose or mouth

 

How should I take the medicine:

This medicine is to be sprayed into the nasal cavity with the applicator provided . It is recommended to not touch the nasal walls with the tip of the applicator while using the spray. Follow the instructions exactly as advised by your doctor. Keep the lid of the applicator closed when not in use.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine acts by reducing the symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

 

Side effects:

  • Bloody nose (Less common)
  • Body aches or pain (Less common)
  • Chills, cold or flu-like symptoms (Less common)
  • Difficulty with breathing (Less common)
  • Nasal congestion (Less common)
  • Runny nose (Less common)
  • Tender, swollen glands in the neck (Less common)
  • Trouble swallowing (Less common)
  • Blindness, blurred vision (Unknown)
  • Chest pain (Unknown)
  • Diarrhea (Unknown)
  • Dizziness (Unknown)
  • Eye pain (Unknown)
  • Hives, itching, or skin rash (Unknown)
  • Mental depression (Unknown)
  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue (Unknown)


Pregnancy warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Lactation warning: 

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Pregabalin- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

  • Diphenhydramine- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, they may  increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

  • Cetirizine-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

 Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions:N/A

 

Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine is to be sprayed into the nasal cavity with the applicator provided 
  2. To avoid possible spread of infection, the spray should only be used by one person.
  3. It is recommended to not touch the nasal walls with the tip of the applicator while using the spray. 
  4. Follow the instructions exactly as advised by your doctor. Keep the lid of the applicator closed when not in use.
  5. Seek medical help immediately if you experience a burning sensation or itchiness of the nasal cavity,  sneezing or cough while using this medicine. 

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  • Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed
  • Keep out of reach of children. 
  • Store it at room temperature and away from light and excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom).


References:

1. Fluticasone | DrugBank Online [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 29 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB13867

2. Azelastine | DrugBank Online [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 29 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00972

3.  Dymista 137 micrograms / 50 micrograms per actuation Nasal Spray - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 29 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/9450#CONTRAINDICATIONS


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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