Dymista Nasal Spray

  • Each bottle contains 120 sprays
  • Relieves allergy symptoms 
  • Contains antihistamine
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What is Dymista?

Dymista is a nasal spray that is used to relieve the symptoms of both seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

It provides effective relief of allergy symptoms, including an itchy, blocked or runny nose, sneezing and itchy, red eyes.

You can buy a Dymista nasal spray from Medicine Direct after a confidential online consultation with one of our registered doctors or pharmacists, who will prescribe this nasal spray if they deem it the most effective treatment for you. You can then order it from our UK-based online pharmacy; place your order by 2pm and we can offer you next day delivery.

What is a Dymista Nasal Spray used to treat?

A Dymista nasal spray is an effective treatment for the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever.

It contains two active substances, one of which is an antihistamine medicine called azelastine hydrochloride. This works by preventing the effects of histamine, which your body produces as a result of an allergic reaction. This lessens the symptoms of hay fever.

Dymista also contains a corticosteroid medicine called fluticasone propionate; this works to reduce inflammation.

Effectiveness

Seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis are allergic reactions to pollen (hay fever), mould, dust or pets. This nasal spray is able to relieve symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose, watery, itchy or red eyes and sneezing.

Dymista nasal sprays have been widely used to help relieve the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. However, different people will respond to medication differently. If you find that using Dymista has not been effective for you, you may wish to speak to your doctor about trying an alternate nasal spray or medication.

Alternatives

If Dymista does not prove to be effective for you, there are alternative nasal sprays you can buy online at Medicine Direct which may prove to be more effective. Just complete a simple and confidential online consultation with one of our certified doctors and they will be able to recommend different treatments to control your allergies.

Medicine Direct is regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), which means we can guarantee genuine and safe medication for our customers. All of our medical team possess experience in working in NHS hospitals or other clinical settings. All are registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council, General Medical Council and the MHRA, meaning they are legally qualified to prescribe medication just like your local GP

Who can use Dymista?

Dymista nasal spray provides effective relief from the symptoms of hay fever and other allergic conditions. However, it is not suitable for everyone to use.

Do not use Dymista nasal spray if you are allergic to azelastine hydrochloride, fluticasone propionate or any of the other ingredients contained in this medicine (please see the Ingredients tab for full details).

This medication should not be used by children under 12 years of age.

Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using Dymista if any of the following apply to you:

  • You have tuberculosis or any untreated infections
  • You have recently had an operation on your nose
  • You have an infection in your nose
  • You have a change in vision or a history of ocular pressure, glaucoma and/or cataracts
  • You have an impaired adrenal function
  • You have a severe liver disease

If any of the above do apply to you, your doctor will decide whether or not Dymista is a suitable medication for you to take.

Directions of use for Dymista Nasal Spray

Always use Dymista nasal spray as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist. Read the patient information leaflet thoroughly and speak to your doctor or pharmacist for further guidance if you are still not sure.

Adults and children over the age of 12 should have one spray into each nostril in the morning and evening.

Do not give this nasal spray to children under the age of 12.

  1. Shake the bottle gently for 5 seconds then remove the protective cap.
  2. Blow your nose before using the spray, to clear your nostrils.
  3. Keep your head tilted downwards, do not tilt it backwards.
  4. Hold the bottle upright and carefully insert the tip into one nostril.
  5. Close the other nostril with your finger and press down on the pump while sniffing gently at the same time. This will administer one spray into your nostril.
  6. Breathe out through your mouth.
  7. Repeat the same process with your other nostril.
  8. After using the nasal spray, breathe in gently and do not tilt your head back. If you tilt your head back, the medicine may travel to your throat and cause an unpleasant taste.
  9. Wipe the spray tip clean after each time you use it.

What if I forget to use it?

If you miss a dose of Dymista, just take the next dose at your usual time.

Do not take a double dose to try and make up for missing an earlier one.

What if I take too much?

An extra dose of Dymista is unlikely to do you any harm. However, speak to your doctor if you become worried or if you have taken more than one extra dose.

How do I use Dymista Nasal Spray?


Shake the bottle gently for 5 seconds then remove the protective cap. Blow your nose before using the spray, to clear your nostrils. Keep your head tilted downwards, do not tilt it backwards. Hold the bottle upright and carefully insert the tip into one nostril. Close the other nostril with your finger and press down on the pump while sniffing gently at the same time. Breathe out through your mouth. Repeat the same process with your other nostril. After using the nasal spray, breathe in gently and do not tilt your head back. If you tilt your head back, the medicine may travel to your throat and cause an unpleasant taste. Wipe the spray tip clean after each time you use it. Always follow your doctor or pharmacist's instructions.

Can I use Dymista Nasal Spray long term?


This nasal spray is suitable for long term use, but only when you are suffering from an allergic condition. If your doctor prescribes this as a hay fever nasal spray, you should only use it when this problem is bothering you. It will be prescribed in accordance with how severe your problem is.

Can I use Dymista Nasal Spray if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?


You should speak to your doctor before using Dymista Nasal Spray if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Can I take Dymista Nasal Spray with alcohol?


When drank in moderation, alcohol should not cause any problems while using Dymista. However, if consumed in excess, it can increase the risk of side effects.

Does using Dymista Nasal Spray cause weight gain?


There is no evidence to show that this nasal spray causes users to gain weight. Speak to your doctor if you have unexplained weight gain while using it.

Can Dymista cause diarrhoea?


This medication does not cause diarrhoea. Speak to your doctor if you have diarrhoea while using Dymista

Can Dymista cause sore throat or a dry mouth?


Sore throat and dry mouth are possible adverse effects of this nasal spray. Dymista may also give you a headache or nosebleeds. Speak to your doctor if any of these reactions bother you or do not go away.

Can Dymista cause dry eyes?


In rare cases, you may suffer from dry, painful or red eyes while using this product. If your symptoms persist, speak to your doctor for advice.

Is Dymista the same as Flonase?


No, while Flonase is also a nasal spray, Dymista contains both a steroid and an antihistamine. Flonase only contains a steroid.

Can Dymista cause depression?


It is not known to cause depression; if you feel you are suffering depression while using this medicine, speak to your doctor.

Side effects

Like all medication, Dymista nasal sprays come with the risk of certain side effects, although they will not affect everyone who uses them.

Common side effects of this nasal spray include:

  • Nosebleeds
  • Unpleasant smell
  • A bitter taste in your mouth, particularly if you have tilted your head back after using the spray. This should go away after having a soft drink.
  • Headaches

Less common reactions may also include:

  • Irritation on the inside of your nose
  • Cough, dry throat or throat irritation, or nasal dryness
  • Dry mouth

Speak to your doctor if any of these reactions bother you or do not go away.

Please note, these lists are not exhaustive. For information on rarer and more serious reactions, please refer to the Side Effects tab on this page.

Serious side Effects

In very rare cases, you may suffer from one of the following adverse effects while using Dymista nasal sprays:

  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Cataract or glaucoma
  • Increased pressure in the eye which may lead to loss of vision or red/painful eyes
  • Damage of the skin and mucous membrane in the nose
  • Feeling sick, weary, weak or exhaustion
  • Rash, raised itchy bumps
  • Bronchospasm

Some people may also have blurred vision or sores in their nose.

Severe allergic reaction

In rare cases, it is possible to suffer a serious allergic reaction to Dymista Nasal Spray.

You must call 999 or go to A&E straight away if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • You are finding it difficult to breathe or speak
  • You are wheezing
  • You have tightness in your chest or throat
  • You have swelling in your face, mouth, throat, lips or tongue
  • You have a skin rash that may have red, itchy, swollen, blistered or peeling skin

You may require immediate treatment in hospital.

Please note, this may not be exhaustive. Always read the patient information leaflet thoroughly for comprehensive details on side effects. If you are worried about getting side effects from nasal sprays, please do not hesitate to speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Warnings and drug interactions

Before using Dymista Nasal Spray, make sure your doctor is aware if you are taking any other medication, whether it is for hay fever or another condition altogether. This includes both prescription and non-prescription medication, herbal remedies, vitamins and supplements.

Some medicines might increase the effects of Dymista, so your doctor might want to monitor you more closely than usual if you are taking any of these medicines. These include some medicines for HIV: ritonavir, cobicistat and medicines to treat fungal infections, such as ketoconazole.

Dymista can have a mild effect on your ability to drive and operate machinery. In rare instances, you may suffer from dizziness or drowsiness while using Dymista; if either of these do affect you, you should not drive, cycle or operate machinery until you feel better again. If these symptoms persist, please speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Dymista Nasal Spray contains benzalkonium chloride, which may cause irritation or the mucous membrane and bronchospasm. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist if the spray causes you discomfort.

Always read the patient information leaflet for full details on warnings and drug interactions. If you have any questions or concerns at all, we strongly advise you to discuss these with your doctor or pharmacist.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Please speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if:

  • You are currently pregnant
  • You think you might be pregnant
  • You are trying to get pregnant
  • You are currently breastfeeding

Ingredients

Dymista Nasal Sprays contain two active ingredients: azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate.

Each g of suspension contains 1000 mcg azelastine hydrochloride and 365 mcg fluticasone propionate.

This medication also contains: Disodium edetate, glycerol, microcrystalline cellulose, carmellose sodium, polysorbate 80, benzalkonium chloride, phenylethyl alcohol and purified water.

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