Relief of the symptoms of hayfever allergies:
|Adults and Children from 12 years
|Daily as required
Does not contain: Sugar, Gluten, Lactose
Precautions for Telfast 180mg
– Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless advised by a doctor or pharmacist
– 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
See how Telfast 180mg Tablets compares to other Hayfever Allergy Products in the Telfast and Telnasal range.
|Telfast Oral Liquid Kids
|Telnasal Allergy Spray*
|Fast-acting – works in 1 hour
|24 Hour relief
|Prevents hayfever symptoms
|Treats hayfever symptoms
|Year round allergy relief
*Telnasal Allergy Spray is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, and the prevention of seasonal allergic rhinitis for up to 6 months in adults and children 12 years of age and over
Telfast tablets contain an active ingredient called “fexofenadine”. It is in a group of medicines called antihistamines.
Telfast 180mg 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. Telfast 180mg is also used to relieve the symptoms of urticaria otherwise known as hives or itchy rash. 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.
Do not take Telfast, and tell your doctor or pharmacist if:
Before Taking Telfast:
You should inform your pharmacist/doctor if:
Your pharmacist/doctor will consider these points when recommending Telfast.
Use in children: There is currently not enough information available to recommend Telfast 180mg for use in children under 12 years of age. Telfast Oral Liquid Kids may be suitable.
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 180mg tablet daily when required.
For relief of the symptoms of urticaria, the usual dosage for adults and children over 12 years of age is one Telfast 180mg 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.
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 (13 11 26), or go to the emergency department at your nearest hospital.
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:
These same effects were seen in patients taking dummy or placebo capsules during the clinical studies.
Keep your tablets in a safe place out of the reach of children. Store the tablets in a cool, dry place at room temperature below 30 degrees C.
Disposal: Return any unwanted tablets to your pharmacist.
Telfast 180mg tablets are peach coloured and have a modified capsule shape.
Telfast 180mg are available in blister packs of 10, 30, 50, 60 or 70 tablets.
Each Telfast 180mg tablet contains 180mg 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.
Fast, non drowsy 24 hr relief of the symptoms of seasonal hayfever allergies.
Fast, non drowsy 12 hr relief of the symptoms of hayfever and year round allergies.
Fast, non drowsy 12 hr relief of the symptoms of year-round hayfever and itchy skin rash/hives.
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