TELFAST 120 mg. 10 tablets
The name of your medicine is Telfast 120.
Each tablet contains 120mg of the active ingredient fexofenadine hydrochloride.
Excipients: microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinise maize starch, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, povidone, titanium dioxide (E171), colloidal silicon dioxide, Macrogol 400 and iron oxide (E172).
What you need to know about Telfast 120?
Fexofenadine hydrochloride, the active ingredient of Telfast 120 is the product of a group of medicines called antihistamines.
What is intended Telfast 120?
Telfast 120 contains fexofenadine hydrochloride, which is an antihistamine. Antihistamines relieve symptoms such as sneezing, itchy nose, runny nose, itchy eyes, bloodshot and watery eyes that occur in hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis).
When you should not use Telfast 120?
Do not take Telfast 120 if you have ever had a reaction to fexofenadine or any of the excipients (see list of ingredients in "What is intended Telfast 120").
Before taking your medicine
Before taking your medicine always inform your doctor or pharmacist if:
• are pregnant
• you may be pregnant
Pregnancy and lactation
There are no adequate data from the use of feksofenadim hydrochloride in pregnant women. Limited animal studies have found no direct or indirect harmful effects with respect to pregnancy, embryonal / fetal development, parturition and postnatal development (see sec. 5.3). Fexofenadine hydrochloride should not be used during pregnancy, unless it is necessary.
Administered to nursing mothers fexofenadine passes into breast milk. Therefore fexofenadine hydrochloride is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding their children.
Driving and Telfast 120
Studies show that Telfast 120 does not cause drowsiness, so you can usually drive while being treated with Telfast 120. There may be, however rare exceptions of drowsiness. Therefore you should make sure that you are not affected in this way and do not get sleepy before you drive or perform tasks that require concentration.
How to take your medicine?
Take the tablets with water. You can take them with or without food. If you use medicine against acids containing aluminum and magnesium, it is recommended to predict about 2 hours between the time you take Telfast 120 and medicine. This is because it can affect the action of Telfast 120, reduce the amount of drug absorbed.
Adults and children over 12 years:
Take one tablet once a day.
If you accidentally take too many tablets, contact your doctor for advice or go to the nearest hospital.
After taking your medicine
In controlled clinical trials, the most commonly reported adverse events were headache (7.3%), somnolence (2.3%), nausea (1.5%), dizziness (1.5%). The incidence of these events observed with fexofenadine was similar to rates observed in the placebo group. In rare cases, events (with an incidence of less than 1%) in controlled trials, similar to placebo and from post-marketing studies, such as fatigue, insomnia, nervousness and hard
Sleep or paroniria by nightmares. In rare cases have been reported rashes, urticaria, pruritus and hypersensitivity reactions occurred with angioedema, chest tightness, dyspnea, flushing and systemic anaphylaxis
If you notice something unusual or have any unexpected effects, talk to your pharmacist or your doctor.
How to store your medicine?
Do not use your medicine after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
Keep your medicine out of reach of children.