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Tavist (clemastine fumarate)

Company: Novartis
Approval Status: Approved March 2001
Treatment for: Cold and Allergy
Areas: Respiratory
Possible similar drugs: Tavist

| General Information | Side Effects | Mechanism of Action | Additional Information |


General Information

Tavist Allergy/Sinus/Headache, an over-the-counter medication, has been approved for the temporary relief of symptoms associated with hay fever, allergic rhinitis, and the common cold. These may include, sinus congestion and pressure, runny nose and sneezing, itchy throat, and itchy, watery eyes. Tavist Allergy/Sinus/Headache is the only over-the-counter medication to combine the antihistamine clemastine fumarate with a nasal decongestant and pain reliever.


Side Effects

General adverse events associated with the use of an analgesic, antihistamine, decongestant combination medication may include (but are not limited to) the following:


  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain

Mechanism of Action

Tavist Allergy/Sinus/Headache contains the analgesic acetaminophen, the antihistamine clemastine fumarate, and the decongestant pseudoephedrine hydrochloride.


Additional Information

For additional information on Tavist Allergy/Sinus/Headache, please visit Novartis Consumer Products.




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Tavist Drug Information

The Tavist drug information shown above is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.





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