Telfast 120mg Tablets – Hayfever Relief

Telfast 120mg Tablets – Hayfever Relief

Telfast’s same fast acting formula now comes in a new purple pack.

Fast, non drowsy relief of the symptoms of hayfever allergies. With just one tablet a day you can get on with your day without worrying about your allergies.

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

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Relief of the symptoms of hayfever allergies:

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

Available in packs of 10 and 20 tablets from your local pharmacy. Telfast 120mg strength is also available in packs of 5 and 10 at leading supermarkets.

Directions

Adults and Children from 12 years 1 Tablet Daily as required

Contraindications
Precautions for Telfast 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. For younger children please see Telfast Children's products
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose
  • Do not use if foil blister seal is broken
Does not contain

Sugar, Gluten, Lactose

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See how Telfast 120mg compares to other hayfever allergy products in the Telfast range

Product

Telfast 120mg

Telfast 60mg

Telfast 180mg

Telfast Oral Liquid Kids

Active Ingredient

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride

  Strength

120mg - per tablet

60mg – per tablet

180mg – per tablet

30mg – per 5 mL

 Directions

1 tablet daily as required

1 tablet twice daily as required

1 tablet daily as required

Itchy skin, From 6-23 months: 2.5mL twice daily as required

Itchy skin & hayfever, From 2-11 years: 5mL twice daily as required

 Age Indications

Adults and Children from 12years

Adults and Children from 12years

Adults and Children from 12years

Itchy skin: From 6 months

Hayfever & Perennial Allergies: From 2-11 years

Product

Telfast 120mg

Telfast 60mg

Telfast 180mg

Telfast Oral Liquid Kids

Benefit

 Non-Drowsy

 Fast-acting – works within 1 hour

 24 Hour relief

 

 

 Year round allergies

 

 

 Gluten free

 Sugar free

 

 Lactose free

Product

Telfast 120mg

Telfast 60mg

Telfast 180mg

Telfast Oral Liquid Kids

Symptom

Relief

 Sneezing

 Runny or stuffy nose

 Watery eyes

 Itchy eyes, throat or nose

 Itchy skin rash / hives

 

 

 Swelling related to allergy / hives

 

 

Telfast 60mg is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis in adults and children aged 12 years or older.
Telfast 120mg is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children aged 12 years or older.
Telfast 180mg is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis or urticaria in adults and children aged 12 years or older.
Telfast Oral Liquid is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with urticaria from 6 months of age.
Relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis from 2 years of age.

Telfast 120mg Patient Information
What is Telfast?

Telfast tablets contain an active ingredient called "fexofenadine". It is one of 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 has been shown not to 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, terfenadine (Teldane®)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. Telfast Oral Liquid Kids may be suitable.

How Do I Take Telfast?

Take Telfast with a glass of water. It may be taken with or without food.
For the relief of the symptoms of hayfever, the usual 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 Poisons Information Centre, or go to the Casualty 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
  • tiredness
  • nausea
  • indigestion
  • 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. Store the tablets at room temperature below 30 degrees Celsius.

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 5, 10 or 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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