Choosing Generic vs Branded Telfast

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Generic medicines contain the same active ingredient and are equally effective and equivalent as the branded products but are available at a lower price. Generic manufacturers have to demonstrate that they are medically identical to the branded product before they can be sold - i.e. they offer the same quality, strength, stability and effectiveness.


Telfast (Fexofenadine) 120mg

Prescription Strength Anti-Histamines


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Choosing Generic Fexofenadine vs Branded Telfast

Generic medicines contain the same active ingredient and are equally effective and medically equivalent as the branded products but are available at a lower price. Generic manufacturers have to demonstrate that they are medically identical to the branded product - i.e. they offer the same quality, strength, stability and effectiveness.

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What is Telfast?

What is Telfast (fexofenadine hydrochloride)?

Telfast (fexofenadine) is a prescription medication for fast, non drowsy relief of the symptoms of Hay Fever allergies. Telfast 120mg tablets contain the active ingredient fexofenadine hydrochloride, which is a type of medicine called a non-sedating antihistamine.

What is Allegra?

Allegra is another brand name, which is popular in USA for fexofenadine hydrochloride. In the UK, Allegra is not available but fexofenadine is sold under the brand name Telfast.

How To Take

The recommended dose is one tablet (120 mg) daily. Take your tablet with water before a meal.

If you take too many tablets, contact your doctor or the nearest hospital emergency department immediately. Symptoms of an overdose in adults are dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and dry mouth. If you forget to take Telfast do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet.

Side Effects

Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
headache
drowsiness
feeling sick (nausea)
dizziness
Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):
tiredness
sleepiness

Alternatives

Alternatives

Over the counter anti-histamines

There are a large number of over the counter anti-histamines which can be effective for relieving the symptoms of Hay Fever. Speak to your pharmacist for more information.

Information Leaflet

Patient Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. View patient information leaflet.

Authored 22 April 2014 by Dr Clare Morrison Reviewed 31 January 2019 by Liyya Patel, Siobhan Titre Last updated 11 November 2018

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By Sarah on 18 June 2018

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By Rachel on 26 July 2017

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Excellent service. Quick postage. Many thanks. When the NHS stopped my hay fever tablets (I suffer terribly) I didn't know what to do until I found this site.

By Andrew (Winchcombe) on 25 July 2017

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Seems to be working well for me!

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Transaction was smooth and my fexofenadine was on my doormat 36 hours later. Wouldn't hesitate to use again.

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