Fexodine 180mg Tablet

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Olcare Laboratories

Composition for Fexodine 180mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
76.87
₹7.69/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fexodine Tablet

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Uses of Fexodine Tablet

Fexodine 180mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Fexodine Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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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. It is better to take Fexodine 180mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Fexodine Tablet works

Fexodine 180mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Fexodine Tablet

Expert advice for Fexodine 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 Fexodine 180mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fexodine 180mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexodine 180mg 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
Fexodine 180mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Fexodine 180mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Fexodine 180mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexodine 180mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension, Azifine 200mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fexodine 180mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

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.
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.
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.
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.
It is not recommended to use Fexodine for food allergy.
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.
It is not recommended to use Fexodine for the wasp 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.
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.
Fexodine is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Fexodine.
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.
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.
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.
Fexodine is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Fexodine.
Fexodine is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Fexodine.
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.
Fexodine does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
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.
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.
Fexodine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Fexodine. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Fexodine.
Fexodine is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
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.
Fexodine is not an anticholinergic. Fexodine belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
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.
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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