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Clemastine Fumarate is an antihistamine given in the treatment of allergy, hay fever and symptoms of common cold. This drug acts by inhibiting the allergy causing substance histamine that produces unusual symptoms like:
The ailments it is used for:
Clemastine Fumarate is an anti allergic given in the treatment of allergic signs and symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, itching and rashes.
Understanding the drug Clemastine Fumarate:
Clemastine Fumarate is an anti allergic given in order to get rid of above mentioned allergic signs and symptoms.
How it works?
Clemastine Fumarate competitively binds to histamine receptor site and blocks its effect. It selectively blocks the H1 receptor and helps to overcome the underlying negative effects of histamine:
This drug is rapidly absorbed through gastrointestinal tract and attains therapeutic efficacy in 2 to 4 hours after ingestion of it.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Clemastine Fumarate if you:
How much to take?
The dosage is solely decided by the Doctor after assessing your condition and various factors such as disease state, age, gender and body weight. One can’t fix the dose as it varies from patient to patient. The usual recommended dose starts from 1.34 mg and can be increased up to 2.68 mg. Always take the dose as prescribed by the doctor.
What are the strengths available?
Clemastine Fumarate is available in one strength combination on our website:
Who is the manufacturer?
Tavegyl is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical giant and is available on our website in the pack of 30 tablets.
How to take?
Clemastine Fumarate is taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet with full glass of water. Don’t crush or chew the tablet.
When to take?
Always take the medicine as instructed by the Doctor or Pharmacist. Don’t consume the medicine in a greater amount. The intake of dosage varies from patient to patient. So, doctor will recommend the best therapeutic dose for you. It can be taken with or without food orally three times a day. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.
For how long should it be taken?
Take the medicine as long as recommended by the Doctor. Always ask the doctor before stopping the intake of the drug.
What if you take too much (overdose)?
If overdose, immediately consult with your concerned doctor. Take medical help as soon as possible if you encounter any unusual reaction:
What if you miss the dose?
Try to take the medicine at the same time each day. This reduces the chances of missing dose. Talk to your doctor if you miss the dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up with the previous one.
What are the side effects?
Every medicine shows some side effects, same way this drug also has some undesired effects with it. Clemastine Fumarate shows common side effects such as:
Some serious and rare side effects that need serious consideration are stated below:
Are there any possible drug interactions?
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Clemastine Fumarate:
What are the things to be taken care of?