Fexolex Oral Suspension

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SALT COMPOSITION
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Introduction

Fexolex Oral Suspension is an anti-allergy medicine used in the treatment of allergic symptoms such as runny nose, congestion or stuffiness, sneezing, itching, swelling, and watery eyes. It also helps treat skin allergies with itching, redness, or swelling.

Fexolex Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor.

The most common side effects are headache, drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Do not self-medicate or recommend your medicine to another person even if you see the similarity in symptoms. Consult your doctor to get the most benefit. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any problems related to the kidneys, liver, or heart. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting a doctor.

Uses of Fexolex Oral Suspension

Benefits of Fexolex Oral Suspension

In Treatment of Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Fexolex Oral Suspension provides relief from symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.

In Treatment of Allergic skin conditions

Fexolex Oral Suspension is effective in treating allergic skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as hives. It reduces the redness, rash, pain, or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant or allergen that may be causing the symptoms. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes. You may only need to take Fexolex Oral Suspension on a day you have symptoms or on a regular basis when allergens are most prevalent. Consult with your doctor to get maximum benefits.

Side effects of Fexolex Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fexolex

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea

How to use Fexolex Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Fexolex Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fexolex Oral Suspension works

Fexolex Oral Suspension belongs to a class of medicines called antihistamines. It blocks the release of a chemical called histamine, which is responsible for causing inflammation and its associated symptoms such as itching, redness, swelling, and irritation.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fexolex Oral Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fexolex Oral Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fexolex Oral Suspension is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Because of low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Fexolex Oral Suspension would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Fexolex Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
However, you should check that Fexolex Oral Suspension does not make you feel sleepy or dizzy before driving or operating machinery.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fexolex Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexolex Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fexolex Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexolex Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Fexolex Oral Suspension may cause less sleepiness as a side effect compared to other similar medicines.
  • Avoid drinking fruit juices (such as apple or orange) as this may affect the absorption of this medicine and cause more side effects.
  • It may cause nausea. Stick to simple meals, and do not eat rich or spicy food.
  • Avoid using antacids 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medicine.
  • Never give the medicine to someone who seems to be suffering from a similar illness. This medicine should be taken only if prescribed by a doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylmethane Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Fexolex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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Runny nose, cold, sneezing etc
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ENT
appears allergic get serum IgE level check and revert
Allergy symptoms like allergic arthritis sneezing and runny nose in the morning and headache
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Internal Medicine
Take tab Dolo sos Tab pantop before breakfast Tab montair LC at nightGet CBC ESR IgE levels tested and chest examined by a md doctor
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FAQs

Q. What is Fexolex Oral Suspension used for?

Fexolex Oral Suspension is used for treating seasonal allergic conditions such as hay fever. It helps to relieve allergies of the nose (allergic rhinitis), sneezing, runny nose, itching in the eyes, excessively watery eyes, etc.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Fexolex Oral Suspension?

Before starting treatment with Fexolex Oral Suspension, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidneys, heart or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Additionally, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Also, inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, are pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Fexolex Oral Suspension?

If you forget a dose of Fexolex Oral Suspension, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Who should not take Fexolex Oral Suspension?

Fexolex Oral Suspension should not be given to patients with known allergy to any other ingredients of this medicine. Signs of an allergic reaction may include an itchy skin rash, shortness of breath, and swelling of the face or tongue.

Q. Can I stop taking Fexolex Oral Suspension if I feel better?

No. You should not stop taking Fexolex Oral Suspension even if you feel better unless your doctor tells you to stop taking it. This is because, stopping the medicine suddenly, without completing your full course of treatment may cause the returning of your symptoms and it can even worsen your condition. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. Is Fexolex Oral Suspension an antibiotic?

No. Fexolex Oral Suspension is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-allergy medicine and helps to treat allergic conditions such as sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, hives, etc. On the other hand, antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria.

Q. Can Fexolex Oral Suspension cause dizziness?

Yes, Fexolex Oral Suspension can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

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Country of origin: India

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