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Fextim 180 mg Tablet

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Composition for Fextim 180 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Fextim 180 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Fextim Tablet

Uses of Fextim Tablet

Fextim 180 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It relieves the symptoms that occur due to long-term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling and rashes.

Fextim Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Fextim Tablet works

Fextim 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 Fextim Tablet

Expert advice for Fextim Tablet

  • Fextim 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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Fextim Tablet related warnings

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

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Frequently asked questions about Fextim Tablet

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Q. Can I take Fextim for an allergic reaction?
Fextim is an antihistaminic drug. Fextim 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 Fextim 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Fextim for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Fextim a stimulant?
Fextim is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fextim better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Fextim 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 Fextim at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Fextim for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Fextim 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 Fextim for itchy skin?
Fextim 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 Fextim for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Fextim for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Fextim for a rash?
Fextim 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 Fextim for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Fextim for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Fextim for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Fextim for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Fextim for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Fextim for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Fextim keep you awake?
Fextim can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Fextim can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Fextim on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Fextim cause weight gain?
Fextim is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Fextim.
Q. Does Fextim stop itching?
Fextim 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 Fextim expire?
Yes, Fextim 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 Fextim cause dementia?
Fextim 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 Fextim raise blood sugar?
Fextim is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Fextim.
Q. Does Fextim effect blood pressure?
Fextim is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Fextim.
Q. Does Fextim cause insomnia?
Fextim can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Fextim can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Fextim on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Fextim.
Q. Does Fextim contain codeine?
Fextim does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Fextim effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Fextim hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Fextim if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Fextim a steroid?
Fextim is not a steroid. Fextim belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fextim better than cetirizine?
Fextim and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Fextim 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 Fextim safe?
Fextim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Fextim make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Fextim. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Fextim.
Q. Is Fextim over the counter?
Fextim is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Fextim a decongestant?
Fextim is not a decongestant. Fextim 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 Fextim anticholinergic?
Fextim is not an anticholinergic. Fextim belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fextim a stimulant?
Fextim is not a stimulant. Fextim 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 Fextim with cetirizine?
Fextim 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 Fextim with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Fextim by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fextim with omeprazole?
Fextim 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 Fextim with citalopram?
Fextim 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 Fextim with prednisone?
Fextim 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 Fextim with amoxicillin?
Fextim 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 Fextim while having high blood pressure?
Fextim does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Fextim with paracetamol?
Fextim 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 Fextim with ibuprofen?
Fextim 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 Fextim with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fextim with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Fextim with Alprazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam
Fextim with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam
Fextim with Roxithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin
Fextim with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam
Fextim with Erythromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Fextim with Clonazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik
Fextim with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit
Fextim with Betahistine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Betahistine: Histiwel
Fextim with Clobazam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
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