Telfast

Telfast

fexofenadine

Manufacturer:

Sanofi-Aventis

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fexofenadine HCl
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis & non-complicated cutaneous manifestations of chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult & childn ≥12 yr 60 mg bid or 180 mg once daily. Decreased renal function 60 mg once daily. Childn 6-11 yr 30 mg bid. A dose of 30 mg once daily is recommended as the starting dose in patients w/ decreased renal function. Oral susp Seasonal allergic rhinitis Childn 2-11 yr 30 mg (5 mL) bid. Chronic idiopathic urticaria Childn 2-11 yr (>10.5 kg) 30 mg (5 mL) bid, 6 mth to <2 yr (≤10.5 kg) 15 mg (2.5 mL) bid. Ped patient w/ renal failure 2-11 yr (>10.5 kg) 30 mg once daily, 6 mth to <2 yr (≤10.5 kg) 15 mg once daily.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Do not take w/ fruit juice.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Childn <2 yr (w/ seasonal allergic rhinitis) & <6 mth (w/ chronic idiopathic urticaria).
Special Precautions
Pregnancy & lactation. Oral susp: Discontinue in case of an adverse event during treatment.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, drowsiness, dizziness, nausea. Fatigue, insomnia, nervousness, sleep disorders or paroniria. Rash, urticaria, pruritus & hypersensitivity reactions eg, angioedema, chest tightness, dyspnea, flushing & systemic anaphylaxis.
Drug Interactions
Reduced bioavailability w/ Al hydroxide- & Mg-containing antacids.
MIMS Class
Antihistamines & Antiallergics
ATC Classification
R06AX26 - fexofenadine ; Belongs to the class of other antihistamines for systemic use.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Telfast oral susp 6 mg/mL
Packing/Price
150 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
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Form
Telfast tab 180 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's;5 × 10's
Form
Telfast tab 60 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's;5 × 10's
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