What is Azelastine-fluticasone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Dymista

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This is a combination of an antihistamine and a corticosteroid, respectively. It is meant to help relieve symptoms of itchy nose, watery eyes and any sort of inflammation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Allergic rhinitis 11 4
Sinus infection (sinusitis) 6 3
Non-allergic rhinitis 4 2
Breathing difficulty 1 0
Mucus in throat 1 0
Post nasal drip 1 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 6
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Azelastine-fluticasone

Side effect Patients
Bad taste in mouth 3
Dry nose 2
Chest tightness 1
Cough 1
Headaches 1
Nasal sores 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Azelastine-fluticasone

Dosage Patients
137-50 mcg/puff twice daily 5
137-50 mcg/puff daily 3
1 daily 1
1 other daily 1
2 x 137-50 mcg/puff daily 1
2 x 137-50 mcg/puff twice daily 1
137-50mcg/puff as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Azelastine-fluticasone

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Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Azelastine-fluticasone

Duration

Currently taking Azelastine-fluticasone

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Azelastine-fluticasone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 2
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Azelastine-fluticasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 3
Fexofenadine (Allegra) 1
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 1
Oxymetazoline nasal (Afrin Original Spray) 1
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ) 1

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Last updated:
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