This package insert provides additional information about Fenistil.
Leaflet informs about Fenistil composition, usage, dosage, side effects, interactions, indications, contraindications, overdosage instructions, adverse reactions, pharmacological properties, procedure for use, dependence possibility.
This Fenistil patient brochure is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Fenistil.
PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PHARMACISTS' REGULATIONS (MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS) - 1986
Read this package insert carefully in its entirety before using Fenistil
COMPOSITION OF FENISTIL:
Dimethindene maleate 0.1% W/W
Purified water, Propylene glycol, Sodium Hydroxide Solution, Carbomer, Disodium edetate, Benzalkonium chloride.
Antihistamine for use on skin to relieve rash, itching, burns and insect bites.
WHEN SHOULD FENISTIL NOT BE USED?
Do not use Fenistil if you are sensitive to any of its ingredients.
Do not take Fenistil without consulting a doctor before starting treatment:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
HOW WILL FENISTIL AFFECT YOUR DAILY LIFE?
Avoid continuous exposure of treated areas to sun.
Do not use Fenistil frequently, or for a long period, without consulting a doctor.
If you are sensitive to any type of food or medicine, inform your doctor before commencing treatment with Fenistil. Infants and children: do not use on wide areas or on broken or infected skin.
If there is no improvement in your condition within a few days, refer to your doctor.
If you are taking another drug concomitantly or if you have just finished treatment with another medicine, inform the attending doctor, in order to prevent hazards or lack of efficacy arising from drug interactions.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FENISTIL:
In addition to the desired effect of Fenistil, adverse reactions may occur during the course of taking Fenistil, for example: dryness and irritation of skin.
Effects that require special attention:
Allergic reactions (rare): discontinue treatment and contact your doctor.
In the event that you experience side effects not mentioned in this leaflet, or if there is a change in your general health, consult your doctor immediately.
ADVERSE REACTIONS AND DRUG INTERACTIONS IN CHILDREN AND INFANTS:
Parents must inform the attending doctor about any side effects, as well as any additional medicine being taken by the child.
Do not swallow! Fenistil is intended for external use only.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Spread on affected area 2-4 times a day, or as needed.
Fenistil, and all other medicines, must be stored in a safe place out of the reach of children and/or infants, to avoid poisoning. If you have taken an overdose, or if a child has accidentally swallowed Fenistil, proceed immediately to a hospital emergency room and bring the package of Fenistil with you.
Do not induce vomiting unless explicitly instructed to do so by a doctor!
Do not take medicines in the dark! Check the label and the dose each time you take your medicine.
Wear glasses if you need them.
STORAGE OF FENISTIL:
Store in a cool place.
Even if kept in their original container and stored as recommended, medicines may be kept for a limited period only. Please note the expiry date of Fenistil! In case of doubt, consult the pharmacist who dispensed Fenistil to you.
Do not store different medications in the same package.
Registration number: 0479124020
Manufacturer: See outer carton.
Registered owner: NCH Ltd., 25 Basel St., Petah-Tikva.