Drug Index

Terfenadine

 
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Mechanism :

It is a long acting, non-sedating anti-histaminic drug used in certain allergic conditions such as rhinitis and urticaria.


Indication :

• Antihistamine for allergic reactions such as runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation; red, irritated, itchy and tearing eyes.


Contraindications :

Contraindicated in patients who are taking antifungal drugs, ulcer drugs, antibiotics and hypersensitivity.


Dosing :

Not recommended in children below 3 years of age.

3-5 years: 15 mg twice a day PO.

6-12 years: 30-60 mg twice a day PO.


Adverse Effect :

Contraindicated in patients who are taking antifungal drugs, ulcer drugs, antibiotics and hypersensitivity.

GI disturbances, dry mouth, epistaxis, fatigue and dizziness.

07/17/2019 20:52:04 Terfenadine
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