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Telfast vs Claratyne & Zyrtec

Published on July 28, 2019

Telfast vs Claratyne & Zyrtec

Today, there are many allergy and hayfever medications that are effective at reducing the severity of your hayfever allergy symptoms. The best treatment for your allergies will depend on the severity of your condition, the symptoms you’re experiencing and the allergen that is triggering immune system.

Hayfever allergy treatments can include medical treatments such as:

  • Over‐the‐counter antihistamines medications
  • Prescription antihistamines medications
  • Intranasal corticosteroid nasal sprays
  • Saline nasal sprays
  • Decongestant – oral or intranasal
  • Immunotherapy

Use the table below to discover common over‐the‐counter hayfever allergy treatments available in your local pharmacy:

  Brand Telfast Zyrtec Claratyne
  Active Ingredient Fexofenadine

Hydrochloride

Cetirizine

Hydrochloride

Loratadine
Benefit  Non-Drowsy
 Fast-acting – works within 1 hour
Symptom

Relief

 Sneezing
 Runny or stuffy nose
 Watery eyes
 Itchy eyes, throat or nose
 Itchy skin rash / hives
 Swelling related to allergy / hives
Treatment of  Hayfever
 Hives
 Pet Allergy
 Dust Allergy
 Mould Allergy

It’s always important to seek advice from your pharmacist or doctor to determine which medication is right for you.

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

References

Telfast New Zealand Data Sheet 2019.
Zyrtec New Zealand Data Sheet 2019.
Loratadine New Zealand Data Sheet 2018.

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