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Can Astelin treat rhinitis?

Astelin (azelastine) is an antihistamine designed to treat rhinitis. This is the medical term for an inflammation in the nose that causes the symptoms associated with hay fever and other allergies. These symptoms include: frequent sneezing, a chronically runny or stuffy nose and an itchy nose. Rhinitis may be seasonal or occur all year round. It may be caused by allergies or environmental irritants.

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