Astelin nasal spray antihistamine

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Laaz, Have you tried the antihistamine nasal spray called Astelin? It is apparently FDA approved for vasomotor rhinitis.
I first got it last fall, went to my doctor who thought it might have something to do with mold but was otherwise pretty much clueless. I was given nasal spray and some other meds which didn't help. It went away after a month and was fine throughout the rest of the winter, spring and summer, but as of 9/15/07 have it again. I feel great otherwise, no other symptoms. I did get over a cold a few weeks ago so not sure if there related.
Then I started spraying nasal spray (Astelin) up my nose (lots and lots of it) and that helped me sleep but totally wiped me out the next day. Then, I'd go back to the Atarax and Benadryl again and then once again, back to the nasal spray. All are antihistamines and all made me very drowsy but I was completely plastered the next day. It's become an antihistamine roller-coaster and I feel drugged and out of it most of the time but when I have tried not taking them, I don't sleep very well.
and Pulmonary, I was sent home with nasal wash and Rx for Atrovent nasal spray and Nexium. Prior to visiting these docs. I had seen 2 ENT's locally, one GI specialist for upper endoscopy, 1 endocrinologist, 1 endocrine surgeon, my primary care physician, 2 local pulmonary specialists, an ENT at Johns Hopkins (he totally blew me off- 5 min exam. and told me to come back in 8 weeks)a local immunologist ... and a Pulmonary specialist at the University of Penn.
We've tried nasal congestion pills, antihistamine pills, and nasal spray but nothing seems to help. He's having a hard time sleeping because he can't breathe. He's had this nightly congestion now for over a month. What can we do to get rid of this long term congestion?
I'd go back and see my doc and ask for additional medicines like a nasal spray antihistamine like astelin or an anticholinergic like atrovent nasal spray. Wheezing and coughing could be an allergic condition of your lungs such as asthma, ask your doctor about that, to see if they hear wheezing when they listen to your lungs.
P. S. It's me again I forgot to say that whenever I eat anything I create more mucus and I have been tested for allergies and all were negativ. I wasn't tested for food allergies but I have completely cut out all dairy for the last year. I don't know what else to do other than I tried cutting out gluten also without results. Why does eating make more mucus? Any thoughts.
I would be shocked that your allergist prescribed it in that time frame. Meda Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Astelin, has been in the process of fading out Astelin and replacing it with Astepro since around April of last year at the latest. An allergist that didn't know this would scare me. Ask one of your drs for Astepro or Patanase. Both are nasal antihistimines. Then look online for eiter product's website www.(astepro or patanase).com for money saving coupons/cards.
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would a nasal spray help with the clicking and head aches and feeling of a full head and ear??
A quick trip to the doctor and I was told that I had some kind of nasty allergic reaction which clogged my sinuses, gave me a post nasal drip which in turn caused the sore throat and asthma to act up. She prescribed Astelin, a nasal spray antihistamine and described the allergic reaction as a sort of systemic thing and that the astelin should clear it all up. That was Wednesday. I've been using it as told since then and I've only really noticed a very very slight improvement.
Singulair is an anti-leukotriine (allergy response chemical) and Astelin is a nasal spray antihistamine. Both are only used to treat allergies. The dr would not have prescribed them without a diagnosis of allergies. The brain fog could be several things. It sounds like your allergies are more severe than the current regimen can control You need to add an oral antihistamine, be tested for airborn allergens and possibly start allergy shots.
The best time of day to do a nasal wash is before using any nasal spray so the nasal spray works better.
but I would check with your doctor for a thorough examination. I am on Flonase, a steroidal spray, Astelin, an antihistamine and saline flushes. I flush my sinuses to rid them of the mucous that accumulates in them. I also take allergy medications..Singulair and Claritin which has also helped. Again, I would see your doc about these problems so that you can get the right treatment and finally feel better!
) Flonase gave me bad chronic headaches. Nasonex occasionally combined with Astelin worked pretty well but I developed nasal bleeding after long term use of the Nasonex. Now, since last fall, I have been on Astelin only, right nostril only two sprays twice a day, and it is doing a pretty good job of keeping my nose feeling like it did before the infection (i.e. VERY good) with almost no side effects. It tastes bad if it reaches the back of the throat, that is all.
Staying inside with windows and doors closed is very beneficial. Antihistamine sprays have been out for a while. Astelin was the first. It has been reformulate and is now called Astepro 0.15%. I prefer Patanase as the Astepro causes me a lot of congestion. I would suggest that he see his doctor. Nasal steroids are very beneficial, but they do usually take about 2 weeks to start working. It can be layered with a nasal antihistamine.
I also have quite a bit of stress in my life and am very stress-intolerant. I'm currently taking Ativan, Atenolol, Prevacid and Astelin nasal spray. I'm an ex-smoker. An ex-alcoholic and I've been on various meds over the years. Like many others, I've had shoeboxes full of tests over a period of decades and every one of them (except for a few) have come back normal.
I have been taking my regular Ativan but lately, I've also been taking Atenolol and spraying copious amount of Astelin nasal spray up my nose several times in the evening and at night. I have even been letting it run down the back of my throat and swallowing it because it's the only thing that makes me feel at least somewhat relaxed and sleepy. However, I have begun to wonder if the Astelin and/or Atenolol might be actually aggravating my anxiety symptoms and making me feel worse.
Still no an improvment. Then we added an antihistamine nasal spray called Astelin and also Nasonex. It helped a bit, but still wasn't there yet. I asked him if there was anything else I could try, like you I was FRUSTRATED. He then told me of a drug called Zolair.
Also saline nasal washes can be tried; and an antihistamine nasal spray like Astelin. Its important the nose be open so you can breathe thru it to filter, warm and humidify air going to the lungs. A consult with an ENT may be useful. Re; Chronic Hyperventilation Syndrome, see: http://www.remcomp.fr/asmanet/edit9702.html Hyperventilation syndrome and Asthma - Just think about it ....
There are many other name brands for that class of medicine. Astepro is a nasal spray antihistamine. It stops the sinus cells from reacting to allergens. There are only two meds in this category. Astepro and Patanase. There is an older version of Astepro called Astelin which may stil be available to you, but the company is working to phase it out. Also a prescription strength antihistamine like Allegra might be a good idea. Feel better and hang in there.
They help relieve mild to moderate symptoms but may cause drowsiness. A newer nasal spray called azelastine (Astelin) is approved for those with seasonal or environmental allergies. It is an antihistamine and not a corticosteroid. REF:http://www.myonlinewellness.
Allegra (which should be coming out over-the-counter soon), nasal steroid sprays (Flonase, Nasonex, Rhinocort, Nasacort, Veramyst), and Singulair. Astelin is an antihistamine nasal spray. Different people respond differently to each of these medications, so it’s important to talk to your doctor about which one may be right for you.
He has suggested that I try 'Astelin' antihistamine nasal spray to help with the ETD, and has shown me 'Canalith Repositioning' exercise to help w/ the dizziness. He has no answer for headache and malaise, except to say that I should monitor the situation for 2 weeks, and if it doesn't get better, he will prescribe an anti-depressant called Venlafaxine (Effexor) to help with headache and malaise/fatigue. Does this seem like a logical course of action? thanks!
) The treatment can often be similar to that of allergies--a steroid spray or a specific type of antihistamine spray like Astelin.) Once the doctor rules out allergies, he can consider other avenues with medications, like straightening that deviated septum and trimming your turbs (but be VERY CAREFUL about allowing him to trim your turbinates...overtrimming them can have drastic negative consequences to your nasal function that are irreversible.
I was receiving allergy shots for 2mos for severe grass/weed pollen allergies. I never tolerated the shots well, and ended up having a severe systemic reaction 3wks ago. This reaction included severe sinusitis, laryngitis, angioedema of lips, tinnitus, and tingling of the tongue. I was treated with benedryl and singulair and given an oral steroid "burst" for a week. I felt horrible the whole following week with intense head/sinus pressure and tinnitus, which would wax and wane.
I have recently had an onset of stomach problems, which I believe (but don't want to self-diagnose) to be related to stress and worry about some other recent health issues concerning my blood pressure, but also very possibly related to recent usage of Astelin antihistamine nasal spray and Benadryl capsules.
I just got ur post from earlier today. I have every steroid and antihistamine prescription nasal spray, liquid, pill and everything else you can think of on the market. That's how bad my sinuses and allergies are! Off the top of my head nasonex, rhinocort, astelin, nasaril, zyrtec, cingulair, entex, claritin and D, histex, prednisone (4 inflammation in my ears and sinuses), flonase, chlorpheniramine, atarax, phenylephrine......
I am not sure if I am combining too much with that as well. I go off and on because I am worried about using nasal spray too many days in a row. I also am plugged up so much that I can't even blow my nose. Nothing comes out! I can feel it drip though in the back of my nose. I went to the doctor and he was going to put me on a nasal spray but he forgot to. I have been on that same one before however and it didn't do anything. I am thinking of seeing an allergist.
I haven't really known what it's like to have a normal nose and I've tried so many things. The doctor keeps giving me nasonex spray which doesnt really help all that much and ive tried the whole saline nose washing thing. It only helps for about an hour. I need help does anyone know about Bilateral transnasal vidian neurectomy surgery? My doctor said that its only a last resort as it can leave you brain damaged. Has anyone ever tried it and its worked for them?
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