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Fexova 120 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Fexova Tablet

Fexova Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

How to use Fexova 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. Fexova 120 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Fexova Tablet works

Fexova 120 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.

Fexova Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Fexova 120 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexova 120 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Fexova 120 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 Fexova 120 Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Fexova 120 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fexova 120 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexova 120 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Fexova 120 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexova 120 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Fexova 120 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.
  • 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 do not 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 Fexova with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fexova

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I have skin allergy (as told by doctor) and i m using fexova 180 which is advised by the Dr.but l have not seen any improvement in my skin.pz suggest some medicine.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Please send pictures of affected area for better diagnosis and treatment.
I have itching over the skin. I have been to the dermatologist and she advised to take FEXOVA 180. I have been using this medication and the itching continues if i stop it even for one day.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You need to take till it goes
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Fexova cause sleepiness?

Yes, Fexova can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What should be avoided while taking Fexova?

Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Fexova. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Fexova.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 543-44.
  2. Drugs.com. Fexofenadine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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142 AB, Kandivli Industrial Estate, Kandivli (West), Mumbai - 400 067, Maharashtra
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