Fexocet 120 mg Tablet

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Overview

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

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Expert Advice

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  • Fexocet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fexocet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can I take Fexocet for an allergic reaction?
Fexocet is an antihistaminic drug. Fexocet 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 Fexocet 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Fexocet for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Fexocet a stimulant?
Fexocet is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fexocet better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Fexocet 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 Fexocet at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Fexocet for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Fexocet 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 Fexocet for itchy skin?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Fexocet for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Fexocet for a rash?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Fexocet for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Fexocet for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Fexocet for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Fexocet for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Fexocet for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Fexocet keep you awake?
Fexocet can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Fexocet can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Fexocet on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Fexocet cause weight gain?
Fexocet is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Fexocet.
Q. Does Fexocet stop itching?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet expire?
Yes, Fexocet 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 Fexocet cause dementia?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet raise blood sugar?
Fexocet is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Fexocet.
Q. Does Fexocet effect blood pressure?
Fexocet is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Fexocet.
Q. Does Fexocet cause insomnia?
Fexocet can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Fexocet can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Fexocet on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Fexocet.
Q. Does Fexocet contain codeine?
Fexocet does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Fexocet effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Fexocet hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Fexocet if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Fexocet a steroid?
Fexocet is not a steroid. Fexocet belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fexocet better than cetirizine?
Fexocet and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Fexocet 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 Fexocet safe?
Fexocet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Fexocet make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Fexocet. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Fexocet.
Q. Is Fexocet over the counter?
Fexocet is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Fexocet a decongestant?
Fexocet is not a decongestant. Fexocet 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 Fexocet anticholinergic?
Fexocet is not an anticholinergic. Fexocet belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fexocet a stimulant?
Fexocet is not a stimulant. Fexocet 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 Fexocet with cetirizine?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Fexocet by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fexocet with omeprazole?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet with citalopram?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet with prednisone?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet with amoxicillin?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet while having high blood pressure?
Fexocet does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Fexocet with paracetamol?
Fexocet 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 Fexocet with ibuprofen?
Fexocet 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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