Allerfex 180mg Tablet

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Composition for Allerfex 180mg Tablet

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₹12.85/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Allerfex Tablet

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Uses of Allerfex Tablet

Allerfex 180mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Allerfex Tablet

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Sleepiness.

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How to use Allerfex Tablet

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. It is better to take Allerfex 180mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Allerfex Tablet works

Allerfex 180mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Allerfex Tablet

Expert advice for Allerfex Tablet

  • Do not take fexofenadine with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit).
  • Take the disintegrating tablet on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid using antacids within 15 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
  • Leave about 2 hours between the time that you take fexofenadine and your indigestion remedy.
  • There may be other drugs that can affect fexofenadine. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking fexofenadine: if you have problems with your liver or kidneys, if you have or ever had heart disease, since this kind of medicine may lead to a fast or irregular heartbeat, if you are elderly.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Allerfex 180mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Allerfex 180mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Allerfex 180mg 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.
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Lactation
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Allerfex 180mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Because of low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Allerfex 180mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
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Allerfex 180mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Allerfex 180mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Allerfex 180mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Allerfex 180mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Allerfex 180mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension, Azifine 200mg Suspension, Azibig - 100 Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Allerfex 180mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

Allerfex is an antihistaminic drug. Allerfex is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) such as sneezing, itchy and runny nose and red, itchy and watery eyes and Allerfex 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Allerfex for any allergic reaction.
Allerfex is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Allerfex better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Allerfex are antihistamines. Both medications work well for the treatment of seasonal hay fever and urticaria, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Cetirizine has shown to produce greater relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms than Allerfex at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Allerfex 180mg is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Talk to your doctor for the treatment of hives.
Allerfex is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
It is not recommended to use Allerfex for food allergy.
Allerfex is used to relieve itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
It is not recommended to use Allerfex for the wasp sting.
It is not recommended to use Allerfex for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Allerfex for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Allerfex for mosquito bites.
Allerfex can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Allerfex can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Allerfex on sleep is variable.
Allerfex is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Allerfex.
Allerfex can help to stop itching associated with hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) and long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for itching as it may require a proper diagnosis of the underlying disease and treatment.
Yes, Allerfex does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Allerfex is not known to cause dementia. Please consult your doctor if you have any signs and symptoms of dementia as it would require proper diagnosis and management.
Allerfex is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Allerfex.
Allerfex is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Allerfex.
Allerfex can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Allerfex can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Allerfex on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Allerfex.
Allerfex does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Allerfex hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Allerfex if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Allerfex is not a steroid. Allerfex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Allerfex better than cetirizine?
Allerfex and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Allerfex is non-sedative while cetirizine does cause some sedation. Also, their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Allerfex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Allerfex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Allerfex.
Allerfex is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Allerfex is not a decongestant. Allerfex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Decongestants are medicines that relieve congestion by reducing swelling, inflammation and mucus formation in the nose making it easier for a person to breathe. Their main action is activation of alpha-adrenergic receptors which vasoconstricts (narrows) blood vessels. Examples of decongestants are pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine.
Allerfex is not an anticholinergic. Allerfex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Allerfex is not a stimulant. Allerfex belongs to a group of medcines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria).
Q. Can I take Allerfex with cetirizine?
Allerfex and cetirizine both belong to the same group of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. Although there are no reported drug interactions, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Allerfex by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with omeprazole?
Allerfex can be taken with omeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with citalopram?
Allerfex can be taken with citalopram. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with prednisone?
Allerfex can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with amoxicillin?
Allerfex can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Allerfex does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with paracetamol?
Allerfex can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allerfex with ibuprofen?
Allerfex can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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