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Fexo 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Fexo 120 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Fexo 120 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
33
₹5.5/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fexo Tablet

Uses of Fexo Tablet

Fexo 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.

Fexo Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Fexo Tablet works

Fexo 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 Fexo Tablet

Expert advice for Fexo Tablet

  • Fexo 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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Fexo Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fexo Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fexo 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexo 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
Fexo 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 Fexo 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Fexo 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fexo 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexo 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Fexo 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexo 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fexo Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Fexo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fexo with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Fexo with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Fexo with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Fexo with Clobazam
MODERATE
Fexo with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Fexo with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Fexo with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Fexo with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Fexo with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Fexo with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Fexo with Lorazepam
MODERATE
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