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Fexofen 180 mg Tablet

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Composition for Fexofen 180 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Fexofen 180 mg Tablet

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₹9.8/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fexofen Tablet

Uses of Fexofen Tablet

Fexofen 180 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.

Fexofen Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Fexofen 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. Fexofen 180 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Fexofen Tablet works

Fexofen 180 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 Fexofen Tablet

Expert advice for Fexofen Tablet

  • Fexofen 180 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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Fexofen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fexofen Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fexofen 180 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexofen 180 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
Fexofen 180 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 Fexofen 180 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Fexofen 180 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fexofen 180 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexofen 180 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Fexofen 180 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexofen 180 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Fexofen Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

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