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Fexodine 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Fexodine 120 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Fexodine 120 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Fexodine Tablet

Uses of Fexodine Tablet

Fexodine 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.

Fexodine Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Fexodine Tablet works

Fexodine 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 Fexodine Tablet

Expert advice for Fexodine Tablet

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

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Frequently asked questions about Fexodine Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

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