Medical Definition of Azelastine

By | July 28, 2018

Azelastine

Azelastine

an antihistamine drug administered in the form of its hydrochloride C22H24ClN3O·HCl as a nasal spray to treat rhinitis and as eye drops to treat itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis

Azelastine may cause a transient bitter or metallic taste even when administered intranasally.

—F. Estelle R. Simons and Keith J. Simons, The New England Journal of Medicine, 9 June 1994

 

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