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Fexin Cream


Overview

Uses of Fexin Cream

Fexin Cream is used for skin conditions with inflammation & itching.

Fexin Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Fexin Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Fexin Cream works

Fexin Cream is a steroid medicine. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that make the skin red, swollen and itchy due to skin conditions such as atopic eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, and psoriasis.

Fexin Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexin Cream 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
Fexin Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Fexin Cream for treating itchy, red rashes and skin irritation associated with skin conditions such as atopic eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, and psoriasis among others.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't apply it to broken or infected areas of skin, face, eyes or eyelids.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Fexin Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after two weeks of treatment.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Fexin Cream. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Fexin Cream suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fexin

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Fexin an antibiotic/steroid/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic drug?

Fexin is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma

Q. Does it contain sulfa?

It does not contain sulfa

Q. Is Fexin available over the counter?

No. Fexin is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter

Q. Is Fexin the same as Nasonex/Flonase?

Fexin is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray

Q. Does it contain acetaminophen?

However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication

Q. What is used for?

Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose

Q. Is Fexin used for cold?

It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold

Q. Can I take Fexin with Benadryl/Sudafed/Zyrtec/ Afrin/Allegra/Mucinex?

Yes. Fexin may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Fexin propionate cause weight gain/drowsiness/ wakefulness?

Fexin may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Fexin addictive?

No. Fexin is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance

Q. Dose Fexin cause nose bleeds?

Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Fexin nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor

Q. Can I take Fexin if I have high blood pressure?

It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Fexin if you have high blood pressure.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Uchani, G.T. Road, Karnal-132001 Haryana (INDIA)
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