Cutifex Tablet 180mg

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Composition for Cutifex 180mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cutifex Tablet

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Uses of Cutifex Tablet

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

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Cutifex 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 Cutifex Tablet 180mg empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Cutifex Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Cutifex Tablet

Expert advice for Cutifex 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 Cutifex Tablet 180mg
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Cutifex Tablet 180mg may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cutifex Tablet 180mg 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
SAFE
Cutifex Tablet 180mg 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 Cutifex Tablet 180mg would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
SAFE
Cutifex Tablet 180mg does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cutifex Tablet 180mg should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cutifex Tablet 180mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Cutifex Tablet 180mg is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cutifex Tablet 180mg 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 Cutifex 180mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

Cutifex is an antihistaminic drug. Cutifex 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 Cutifex 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Cutifex for any allergic reaction.
Cutifex is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Cutifex better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Cutifex 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 Cutifex at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Cutifex 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.
Cutifex 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 Cutifex for food allergy.
Cutifex 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 Cutifex for the wasp sting.
It is not recommended to use Cutifex for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Cutifex for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Cutifex for mosquito bites.
Cutifex can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Cutifex can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Cutifex on sleep is variable.
Cutifex is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Cutifex.
Cutifex 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, Cutifex does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Cutifex 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.
Cutifex is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Cutifex.
Cutifex is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Cutifex.
Cutifex can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Cutifex can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Cutifex on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Cutifex.
Cutifex does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Cutifex hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Cutifex if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Cutifex is not a steroid. Cutifex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Cutifex better than cetirizine?
Cutifex and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Cutifex 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.
Cutifex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Cutifex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Cutifex.
Cutifex is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Cutifex is not a decongestant. Cutifex 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.
Cutifex is not an anticholinergic. Cutifex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Cutifex is not a stimulant. Cutifex 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 Cutifex with cetirizine?
Cutifex 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 Cutifex with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Cutifex by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cutifex with omeprazole?
Cutifex 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 Cutifex with citalopram?
Cutifex 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 Cutifex with prednisone?
Cutifex 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 Cutifex with amoxicillin?
Cutifex 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.
Cutifex does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Cutifex with paracetamol?
Cutifex 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 Cutifex with ibuprofen?
Cutifex 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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