azelastine

noun
azel·​a·​stine | \ ə-ˈze-lə-ˌstēn How to pronounce azelastine (audio) \

Medical Definition of 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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“Azelastine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/azelastine. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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