Fenistil - agent for the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Pharmacological action fenistil

Fenistil belongs  Fenistil Gel
 to the 1st generation antihistamines. By blocking histamine H1 receptors, it does not manifest the effects of histamine - congestion, increased capillary permeability, swelling, itching, and others. Thus realized antiallergic and antipruritic effect of the drug.

Fenistil is able to block the effects of kinins, shows little anticholinergic activity. Clinically it is manifested in the "drying" the mucous that is sometimes used in the treatment of SARS at an elevated secretion of the nasal mucosa. The drug has a slight sedative effect, antiemetic activity is not.

Gel suitable for topical application. It eliminates skin allergy, without causing systemic side effects as drowsiness or anticholinergic effects. Antipruritic and light cooling effect is already apparent after a few minutes after application to the skin.

Upon receiving rapidly and completely absorbed from the digestive system, the bioavailability is about 70%. Sufficiently well into the tissue. Its effect is manifested through 45 minutes after administration. Fenistil converted in the liver to metabolites, elimination takes place of its urine and bile.

Fenistil analogues are those antihistamines 1st generation as Diazolin, Suprastin, diphenhydramine, Tavegil.

Product form

Fenistil on instructions has three forms - drops into bottles of 20 ml (1 mg / ml) 0, 1% gel for topical application and 0, 1% emulsion.

Indications fenistil

The drug can  Fenistil Drops
   fight the symptoms of allergic conditions such as urticaria, food and drug allergy, allergic rhinitis, hay fever. It effectively eliminates the symptoms of insect bites, local (pain, itching, redness) and itching in infectious diseases (chicken pox, rubella, measles), eczema or other origin (except in cases of cholestasis).

We get good reviews about Fenistile as a preventive antiallergic agent, such as vaccination of children with allergic predisposition.

Forms for external use help with solar and small household burns.


According to the instructions Fenistil not used for asthma, angle-closure glaucoma, prostate adenoma, with hypersensitivity to its components, in 1 trimester of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Of all the unique Fenistil one approved for use from 1 month. Caution in its use must be in obstructive lung diseases.

Instructions for use fenistil

The drug is in the form of drops taken orally before a meal or during it. Young children can be added to the drug in a bottle with a drink. In the opinion of Fenistil it tastes good and is therefore widely used in pediatric practice.

The dose for adults and children 12 years of age is 60 - 120 drops / day, it should be divided into 3 admission.

For children from 1 month to 1 year appoint 10 - 30 drops / day, from 1 to 3 years - 30 - 45 drops / day, from 3 to 12 years - 45 - 60 drops / day in 3 divided doses.

The gel was applied to the lesion from 2 to 4 times a day. To strengthen its actions in the common lesions simultaneously within prescribed Fenistil drops.

Emulsion for topical use is applied 2 to 4 times per day. Its advantages are further softening and moisturizing effect on the skin, compact package that is convenient to take the road and roll-to accurately apply the product to the affected area.

Side effects

Sometimes Fenistil ingestion can cause dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea and dry mouth, skin rash. When applied to the skin may be a local reaction in the form of dryness, burning sensation, an allergic rash.