Preventing or treating symptoms of hay fever and other upper respiratory allergies or the common cold, such as runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose and throat, and itchy, watery eyes, and relieving cough. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Tavist-1 is an antihistamine. It works by blocking the action of histamine, reducing the symptoms of an allergic reaction.
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Examples include Allerhist-1 and Tavist-1
Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, throat, and nose; excitability; thickening of mucus in nose or throat.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); convulsions; fast heartbeat or pounding in the chest; decreased alertness; hallucinations; tremor; wheezing.
Tavist-1 may be taken with or without food. Use Tavist-1 exactly as directed on the package, unless instructed differently by your doctor. If you are taking Tavist-1 without a prescription, follow any warnings and precautions on the label. If you miss a dose of Tavist-1 and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.