The active substance "Clemastin" is currently produced only by Novartis under the trademark "Tavegil".
There are many other antihistamines , for example:
These analogues have a similar effect, but may differ in the severity of the therapeutic effect and the effect on various organs and systems.
Therefore, you should not look for a replacement for this drug yourself, consult your doctor.
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Instructions for use
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Indications for use
- rhinitis allergic nature and chronic;
- conjunctivitis ;
- various forms of dermatosis , having an allergic nature;
- angioedema ;
- food allergy.
In some cases, it can be used as an aid in the complex therapy of the following diseases:
- obstructive bronchitis;
- bronchial asthma.
How to apply
The exact dosage that will be as effective as possible for treating a particular patient is determined solely by the doctor. Standard guidelines for admission are as follows:
- adults - 1 tablet every 12 hours;
- Children aged 6 to 12 years old - ½-1 tablet every 12 hours.
The daily dose for adult patients and adolescents older than 12 years can be increased to 6 tablets, but only if necessary and under the supervision of a physician.
The drug should be taken before meals, with 150 ml of water.
"Tavegil" can be administered, if necessary, to almost all groups of patients, but still there are certain restrictions on admission. You can not take this tool to the following categories of patients:
- pregnant women;
- lactating mothers;
- children under the age of six;
- patients suffering from hypersensitivity to the ingredients of the drug.
As the long-term practice shows, Tavegil is very well tolerated by all age groups of patients. In rare cases, the following side effects have been reported:
- feeling of dryness in the mouth;
The emergence of these problems is not a reason to cancel the drug, if their severity can be called moderate. In any case, you should inform the doctor about the negative consequences after taking the drug.
It is extremely rare that more serious side effects may appear that require correction of treatment tactics and replacement of the drug with a similar drug. Among such phenomena:
- hypotension (observed mainly in the elderly);
- violation of urine outflow;
- heart failure
Composition and properties
"Tavegil" has a pronounced antihistamine effect due to clemastine, which is the main component of the drug, exhibiting biological activity. Clemastine has a number of properties that prevent the development and complication of allergic manifestations:
- reduces the insightful ability of blood vessels;
- inhibits the formation of tissue edema;
- relieves bouts of severe itching;
- has a moderate sedative effect;
- inhibits the process of exudation.
The tool is available in two dosage forms: tablets for swallowing and injection solution.
Each tablet contains 1 mg of the active component (clemastin), and excipients: corn starch, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, povidone, talc.
The effect of taking Tavegil appears for 30–40 minutes after taking a pill or administering an injection, and its duration lasts at least 10–12 hours.
The clemastine metabolites are excreted in the urine.
Tablets are dispensed from pharmacies without a prescription, prescription ampoules.
Shelf life 5 years. Keep out of reach of children, at temperatures not above 30 ° C.
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