RELIEF OF THE SYMPTOMS OF HAYFEVER ALLERGIES:

  • Sneezing
  • Runny & Itchy Nose
  • Itchy & Watery Eyes
  • Itchy Throat

SIZES

Available in packs of 30 tablets from your local pharmacy. 

DIRECTIONS

Adults and Children from 12 years:

1 Tablet Daily as Required

PRECAUTIONS FOR TELFAST ALLERGY 120mg

  • This product should not be used when pregnant or breastfeeding except when advised by your Doctor or Pharmacist. Do not use with other antihistamines
  • Do not use in children under 12 years.
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose
  • Do not use if foil blister seal is broken

TELFAST ALLERGY 120MG PATIENT INFORMATION

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What Is Telfast?

Telfast tablets contain an active ingredient called "fexofenadine". It is in a group of medicines called antihistamines.

What Is Telfast Used For?

Telfast 120mg is used to relieve the symptoms of hayfever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) such as sneezing, itchy, watery or red eyes, and itchy, blocked or runny nose. It works by blocking the action of histamine which causes these unwanted effects. Telfast is a non-sedating antihistamine which means it does not make you drowsy or slow down your reactions.

Is Telfast Suitable For Me?

Do not take Telfast, and tell your doctor or pharmacist if:

  • You have had an allergic reaction to fexofenadine or any of the other ingredients in Telfast. These are listed below under “What are the ingredients in Telfast?”
  • The expiry date on the pack has passed. It may have no effect or an unexpected effect if it is taken after this date.
  • The packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering

Before Taking Telfast:

You should inform your pharmacist/doctor if:

    • you are, or might be, pregnant
    • you are breast feeding
    • you have any allergies to any other medicines, foods, preservatives or dyes
    • you are taking other medicines

Your pharmacist/doctor will consider these points when recommending Telfast.

Use in children:

There is currently not enough information available to recommend Telfast 120mg for use in children under 12 years of age.

How Do I Take Telfast?

Take Telfast with a glass of water before a meal.
For the relief of the symptoms of hayfever, the recommended dosage for adults and children over 12 years of age is one Telfast 120mg tablet daily when required.
Do not take more than the recommended dose and remember, this medicine is for you. Do not give it to anyone else, even if their symptoms seem to be the same as yours.
If Telfast does not relieve your symptoms, do not take extra tablets. Tell your doctor or pharmacist.

What Do I Do In Case Of Overdose?

If you think that you or someone else may have taken too much Telfast - (even if there are no signs of discomfort or poisoning) - contact your doctor or go to the emergency department at your nearest hospital.

Does Telfast Cause Side Effects?

Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while taking Telfast, even if you do not think the problem is connected with the medicine or is not listed here.

All medicines can cause side effects. Although most people will not experience any, some of the side effects that may occur with Telfast are:

    • headache
    • nausea
    • dizziness
    • drowsiness

These same effects were seen in patients taking dummy or placebo capsules during the clinical studies.

How Do I Store Telfast?

Keep your tablets in a safe place out of the reach of children.

This medicine does not require any special storage condition.

Disposal:

Return any unwanted tablets to your pharmacist.

What Does Telfast Look Like?

Telfast 120mg tablets are peach coloured and have a modified capsule shape.
Telfast 120mg is available in blister packs of 30 tablets.

What Are The Ingredients In Telfast?

Each Telfast 120mg tablet contains 120mg of the active ingredient fexofenadine hydrochloride.
The inactive ingredients in Telfast are: croscarmellose sodium, pregelatinised maize starch, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, povidone, titanium dioxide, colloidal anhydrous silica, macrogol 400 and iron oxide.
Telfast does not contain any gluten, lactose or preservatives.

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