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Faxodas 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Faxodas 120 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Faxodas 120 mg Tablet

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MRP
19.8
₹3.3/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Faxodas Tablet

Uses of Faxodas Tablet

Faxodas 120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It is used to relieve the symptoms that occur with seasonal allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose and itchy, red and watery eyes.

Faxodas Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Faxodas are Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

How to use Faxodas 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. Faxodas 120 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Faxodas Tablet works

Faxodas 120 mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

In Depth Information on Faxodas Tablet

Expert advice for Faxodas Tablet

  • Faxodas 120 mg Tablet helps with the symptoms of allergies such as itching, redness, and rashes.
  • It is less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other similar medicines.
  • It works best when taken regularly, even before symptoms appear.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It may cause nausea. Stick to simple meals and don't eat rich or spicy food.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
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Faxodas Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Faxodas Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Faxodas 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Faxodas 120 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Faxodas 120 mg 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 Faxodas 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Faxodas 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Faxodas 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Faxodas 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Faxodas 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Faxodas 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Faxodas Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

Q. Can I take Faxodas for an allergic reaction?
Faxodas is an antihistaminic drug. Faxodas 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 Faxodas 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Faxodas for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Faxodas a stimulant?
Faxodas is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Faxodas better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Faxodas 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 Faxodas at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Faxodas 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.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for itchy skin?
Faxodas 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.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Faxodas for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for a rash?
Faxodas 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.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Faxodas for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Faxodas for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Faxodas for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Faxodas for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Faxodas keep you awake?
Faxodas can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Faxodas can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Faxodas on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Faxodas cause weight gain?
Faxodas is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Faxodas.
Q. Does Faxodas stop itching?
Faxodas 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.
Q. Does Faxodas expire?
Yes, Faxodas does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Does Faxodas cause dementia?
Faxodas 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.
Q. Does Faxodas raise blood sugar?
Faxodas is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Faxodas.
Q. Does Faxodas effect blood pressure?
Faxodas is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Faxodas.
Q. Does Faxodas cause insomnia?
Faxodas can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Faxodas can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Faxodas on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Faxodas.
Q. Does Faxodas contain codeine?
Faxodas does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Faxodas effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Faxodas hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Faxodas if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Faxodas a steroid?
Faxodas is not a steroid. Faxodas belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Faxodas better than cetirizine?
Faxodas and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Faxodas 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.
Q. Is Faxodas safe?
Faxodas is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Faxodas make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Faxodas. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Faxodas.
Q. Is Faxodas over the counter?
Faxodas is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Faxodas a decongestant?
Faxodas is not a decongestant. Faxodas 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.
Q. Is Faxodas anticholinergic?
Faxodas is not an anticholinergic. Faxodas belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Faxodas a stimulant?
Faxodas is not a stimulant. Faxodas 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 Faxodas with cetirizine?
Faxodas 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 Faxodas with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Faxodas by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Faxodas with omeprazole?
Faxodas 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 Faxodas with citalopram?
Faxodas 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 Faxodas with prednisone?
Faxodas 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 Faxodas with amoxicillin?
Faxodas 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.
Q. Can I take Faxodas while having high blood pressure?
Faxodas does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Faxodas with paracetamol?
Faxodas 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 Faxodas with ibuprofen?
Faxodas 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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Faxodas with Diazepam
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Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Faxodas with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Faxodas with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Faxodas with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Faxodas with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Faxodas with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Faxodas with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Faxodas with Clobazam
MODERATE
Faxodas with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep

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