Telfast 120 (known as
Allegra in the US))
Hoechst Marion Roussel
and Product :
Packets of 10 capsules
Telfast for more info
What is Telfast
(Allegra) used for?
Manufactured in the USA and distributed by
Hoechst Marion Roussel,
Telfast (known in the USA as Allegra) 120mg capsules contain an
active ingredient called "fexofenadine".
It is one of a group of medicines called "antihistamines".
Antihistamines relieve the symptoms of hives( Urticaria )
hayfever such as sneezing, itchy/watery red eyes and runny
Is Telfast 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.
Use in children: There is currently insufficient information
available to recommend TELFAST for use in children under 12
years of age.
How do I take Telfast
Take TELFAST with a glass of water as directed by your
TELFAST may be taken with or without food.
Do not take more than the recommended dose, and remember, this
medicine is for you.
The normal dosage of Telfast 120 is one capsule daily.
Never give it to anyone else, even if their symptoms seem to be
the same as yours.
Seasonal allergic rhinitis is an acute condition. You should
seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist if you need more
than 14 days continuous treatment.
If the capsules do not relieve your symptoms, do not take extra
capsules. Tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Does Telfast (Allegra) 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 These same effects were seen in patients
taking dummy or placebo capsules during the clinical studies.
How do I store Telfast
Keep your capsules in a safe place out of the reach of children.
Store the capsules at room temperature below 25°C.