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Brand name: Telfast TM

Active ingredients: fexofenadine

What it is used for

Relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis for adults and children aged 12 years and over.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

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Food interactions

For the active ingredient fexofenadine

  • Grapefruit and grapefruit juice should be avoided throughout treatment as grapefruit can significantly decrease serum levels of this product.
  • Take without regard to meals.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient fexofenadine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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