1. What TAVEGYL (Tavegil, clemastine) is and what it is used for
TAVEGYL is a medicine in tablet form containing clemastine as an active ingredient.
TAVEGYL shows its effect by reducing the negative effects of a substance called “histamine”, which is included in a group of drugs called “antihistamines” and is released by the body during allergic reactions.
TAVEGYL tablets are whitish, round in appearance and have an X-shaped notch on one side. TAVEGYL is available in blister packs of 20 tablets.
2. How to use TAVEGYL (Tavegil, clemastine)?
Use in the elderly
Instructions for proper use and dose/frequency of administration
Unless recommended otherwise by the doctor, use the doses specified for yourself/your child.
In adults and children over 12 years:
1 tablet to be taken in the morning and evening. In stubborn cases, up to 6 tablets can be used per day.
It should not be used in children under 12 years of age without consulting a doctor.
6-12 years old children
It is recommended to use V2-I tablets in the morning before breakfast and at bedtime.
Application route and method
TAVEGYL is taken orally.
different age groups
Use in children
TAVEGYL tablets should not be used in children under 6 years of age.
Use in the elderly:
The use of TAVEGYL in the elderly has not been studied.
Special use cases
TAVEGYL has not been studied in patients with renal or hepatic impairment.
If you have the impression that the effect of TAVEGYL is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
3. What are the possible side effects?
Like all medicines, there may be side effects in people who are sensitive to the substances contained in TAVEGYL.
If any of the following occur, stop using TAVEGYL and IMMEDIATELY inform your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department.
Hypersensitivity reactions (such as difficulty in breathing or swallowing; swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat; severe itching of the skin with redness)
These are all very serious side effects. If you have any of these, you have a serious allergy to TAVEGYL. You may need emergency medical attention or hospitalization.
All of these very serious side effects are very rare.
If you notice any of the following, tell your doctor immediately or go to the nearest hospital emergency department:
acceleration in heartbeat
All these are serious side effects. Emergency medical attention may be required.
Serious side effects are rare.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following:
Gastrointestinal disorders such as stomach pain, nausea, constipation
These are the mild side effects of TAVEGYL.