Fexidine 120mg Tablet

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Composition for Fexidine 120mg Tablet

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₹10.83/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fexidine Tablet

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Uses of Fexidine Tablet

Fexidine 120mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Fexidine Tablet

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Sleepiness.

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How to use Fexidine 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 Fexidine 120mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Fexidine Tablet works

Fexidine 120mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Fexidine Tablet

Expert advice for Fexidine 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 Fexidine 120mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fexidine 120mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexidine 120mg 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
SAFE
Fexidine 120mg 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 Fexidine 120mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
SAFE
Fexidine 120mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Fexidine 120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexidine 120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Fexidine 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexidine 120mg 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/5ml Suspension, Azifine 200mg/5ml Suspension, Azibig - 100 Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fexidine 120mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

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