What is Telfast?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Fexofenadine

Telfast is the brand name for the medication fexofenadine in the United Kingdom. Fexofenadine is an allergy medicine taken for seasonal allergies and hives, to relieve symptoms like itchy eyes, runny nose, and sneezing. Fexofenadine typically causes less drowsiness than other antihistamines.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Allergies 3 1
Cholinergic Urticaria 2 1
Seasonal allergy symptoms 2 2
Food allergy symptoms 1 2
Hay fever 1 0
Idiopathic Angioedema 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Telfast

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Telfast

Dosage Patients
120 mcg daily 1
180 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Telfast

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Telfast


Currently taking Telfast

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Telfast

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Telfast.