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Revised: 1/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Tavegyl Powder 1%
 Active ingredient:
Clemastine fumarate
 Dosage form:
white powder
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves allergic symptoms with a long duration of its antihistaminic action.
It is usually used to treat allergic skin disease such as hives, eczema, dermatitis or allergic rhinitis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you are a patient with glaucoma, obstructive disease in the lower urinary tract such as prostatic enlargement, peptic ulcer, duodenal obstruction, convulsive disease such as epilepsy or its history.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 0.1 g (1 mg of clemastine) at a time, twice a day in the morning and evening. The dosage should be adjusted according to the disease to be treated, age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you missed a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. However, if it is 5 hours or less before the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally took more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • The medicine may cause drowsiness. Avoid driving a car, or operating dangerous machinery.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol as possible, since it may intensify drowsiness.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include drowsiness, malaise, dry mouth, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • convulsion (muscle spasmodically contracting) [convulsion]
  • concentration loss, uneasiness, loss of sleep [excitation]
  • loss of appetite, general malaise, yellowing in skin or conjunctiva [hepatic dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask the pharmacy or medical institution how to discard.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.