Medicine Overview of Afineday Tablet
Afineday Tablet is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.
Side Effects of Afineday are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Headache, Drowsiness, Dizziness.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Afineday Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (leukotriene). This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose, and improves symptoms. Fexofenadine is an antiallergic which blocks the action another chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.
In Depth Information on Afineday Tablet
- You have been prescribed Afineday Tablet to help relieve symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Afineday Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking Afineday Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
- Stop taking Afineday Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Afineday Tablet related warnings
Afineday Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afineday Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Afineday Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Afineday Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Afineday Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afineday Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Afineday Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Afineday Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Afineday Tablet
Afineday is a combination of two medicines: Montelukast and Fexofenadine. This medicine is used for treating allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneeze and cough. It works by lowering chemicals in the body that cause allergy symptoms.
Q. Can Afineday be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?
No, Afineday should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to Afineday, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of Afineday cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Afineday can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Afineday cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Afineday can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water; Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. What should be avoided in food while taking Afineday?
Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Afineday. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Afineday.
Q. Will Afineday be more effective if taken in higher doses?
No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective. Consuming higher than the recommended dose of Afineday can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Afineday?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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