Indications, pharmacological properties' Telfasta »



« Telfast "indicated for the treatment of allergic diseases: seasonal allergic rhinitis, hay fever, allergic urticaria, chronic idiopathic urticaria, angioedema.The active ingredient of the drug - fexofenadine, which is the active metabolite of terfenadine.

ingestion fexofenadine is associated with H1-receptors, blocking them and does not manifest biological action of histamine in the form of allergic symptoms (rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, itching, sneezing, watery eyes)."Telfast" able to stabilize the mast cell membrane.This prevents and reduces the release of histamine from these and other biologically active substances.Unlike analogs, the drug does not penetrate into the brain through the blood-brain barrier, so no sedative effect.

«Telfast" is not able to affect the concentration of attention and speed of mental reactions.It is not addictive, even in the case of prolonged use.By comparison with the analogues "Telfast" has no effect on other receptors, and does not possess anticholinergic activity antiadrenergicheskim therefore no side effects from the stimulation of other types of receptors.The drug is absorbed quickly, its therapeutic effect occurs within an hour after ingestion.

How to take "Telfast»



medicine must be taken orally 1 time a day and drink enough water.It is recommended to drink tablets before meals.Antacids slow its absorption, because between doses of drugs should be an interval of at least 2 hours.When seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 12 years of age should take 120 mg of the drug.

For the treatment of angioedema and chronic idiopathic urticaria means taking 1 per day to 180 mg.Children from 6 to 12 years is prescribed a medicine 1 time a day to 30 mg.The duration of treatment and the individual must be determined by the attending physician.You can receive "Telfasta" up to 4-6 weeks.For elderly patients the dose is not necessary to count the money.

«Telfast" contraindicated if you are hypersensitive agents during pregnancy and lactation.Do not give medication to children under 6 years.The caution means taking in pathologies of the kidneys and liver.Adverse action "Telfasta" include: dizziness, headaches, nausea, shortness of breath, skin flushing and anaphylactic reactions.