About Telfast 120mg
Telfast 120mg Tablet is an antihistamine used in the treatment of symptoms of different seasonal allergies like runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, itching, irritated nasal and throat passageway. Telfast 120mg contains the active ingredient Fexofenadine Hydrochloride, which inhibits the activity of the chemical histamine released in your body responsible for causing symptoms of allergy.
How effective is Telfast 120mg?
As this medicine is an antihistamine, it is quite effective in getting rid of all the allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, hives, itchy skin, runny nose, rash, etc. by blocking receptors associated with histamine and thus preventing the symptoms of allergies from getting worse.
Telfast 120mg tablet takes 1 hour to relieve symptoms of allergy, and its action lasts for 24 hours.
What dose should I choose?
The recommended dose for adults is 1 tablet of Telfast 120mg orally once per day as it helps to relieve the symptom in the following next hour of taking the medicine, and it is non-sedating as well.
The recommended dose for children and adolescents over 12 years of age is 1 tablet daily.
If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Telfast?
Like all medicines, Telfast 120mg also has some mild side-effects, which include:
- Throat irritation
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this drug.