Fenistil, drops

Drops Fenistil Antiallergic phenystyle (Dimetinden) is available in different dosage forms:

  • gel ,
  • emulsion (convenient to handle bites)
  • drops for oral administration.

There is a cream Fenistil Pentsivir , but it is intended for the treatment (relief of symptoms) of herpes.


No full analogs, see other antihistamines .

For example, drops Zyrtek , for children from 6 months.


372 р. Average price online * 372 p.

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Instructions for use



Dosage and administration

The usual rate for an adult is to take 20-40 drops 3 times a day. You can add to water, infants - in milk.

Dosages for different ages:

Age Number of drops per reception Maximum daily dose, in drops
Adults and children over 12 20-40 60-120
Children 3-12 years old 15-20 45-60
Children 1-3 years 10-15 30-45
1 month - 1 year 3-10 9-30

Dimetinden sometimes causes weak sedation.

How to take Fenistil drops If the droplets tend to sleep, an adult can adjust the reception: at breakfast 20 drops, in the middle of the day 30 and before bedtime 40.

Duration of treatment: from 3 days to 3 weeks, determined by the attending physician. As a rule, the drug is canceled after the complete disappearance or significant reduction of symptoms.

If you prescribe a drug on your own and do not see any improvement within a few days, again, consult your doctor.

Not always the patient can make an accurate diagnosis.


  • Bronchial asthma;
  • Age up to 1 month;
  • Prostate hyperplasia;
  • Angle-closure glaucoma;
  • First trimester of pregnancy;
  • Breastfeeding period;
  • Hypersensitivity to dimetinden or any other component of the drug

Side effects


  • Headaches;
  • Dizziness;
  • Dysfunction of external respiration;
  • Edema;
  • Increased excitability;
  • Drowsiness;
  • Muscle spasm;
  • Dry mouth;
  • Skin rash;
  • Nausea.

Drowsiness is usually characteristic in the first few days of taking.

Composition and pharmacokinetics

kap-6524-246x300 Active ingredient - dimetindena maleate, 0.1% (more precisely, 1 mg of substance per 1 ml of medicine)

Excipients: water, benzoic acid, sodium hydrogen phosphate dodecahydrate, citric acid, propylene glycol, sodium saccharinate, edetate disodium.

Dimetinden - antiallergic agent, a blocker of H1-histamine receptors.

The drug reduces capillary permeability, which suppresses the allergic reaction. May cause slight sedation.

Quickly and completely absorbed by ingestion, bioavailability - about 70%. Communication with plasma proteins - 90%. It penetrates into the fabric. It is metabolized in the liver, excreted in the bile and urine.


It is released without a prescription. The shelf life is 3 years, the production date is indicated on the packaging. Store the drug should be at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C, out of the reach of children.


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These droplets are allowed to infants from 1 month, so we use them. The first time the doctor advised before vaccination, because the vaccine was allergen. The vaccination was experienced very well and now sometimes Fenistil is used if rashes appear. Olga

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