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Fexy 120 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Fexy Tablet

Fexy 120 Tablet is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes,sneezing, itching, swelling and rashes.

It may be taken with or without food and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it. Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine as it may make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.

As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Fexy Tablet

Fexy Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

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

How Fexy Tablet works

Fexy 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.

Fexy Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Fexy 120 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fexy 120 Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fexy 120 Tablet 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 Fexy 120 Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Fexy 120 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fexy 120 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexy 120 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fexy 120 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexy 120 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Fexy 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 Fexy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fexy

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facing skin alergy after taking food, consulted to doctor he prescribed me to take Tab fexy 180 and sterio 8. is some permanent treatment or not
Dr. Preeti Chhabra
Skin Specialist
Identify the allergens and avoid using that particular food item
Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take antacids while taking Fexy?

Antacids containing aluminium and magnesium may decrease the absorption of Fexy and lower its levels, thereby interfering with the working of this medicine. It is recommended that you keep a gap of 2 hours between the two medicines.

Q. How to cope with dizziness caused by Fexy?

If you feel dizzy while taking Fexy, lie down for sometime and then get up slowly. Moving slowly and cautiously can also help cope up with dizziness. Avoid coffee, cigarettes, alcohol, and recreational drugs. If dizziness persists and is troublesome, consult your doctor.

Q. How should I take Fexy?

Fexy should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablets whole with water, do not chew or crush it. Usually, it is advised to take the tablet before meal.

Q. Is there any food or drink that I need to avoid while taking Fexy?

Avoid drinking grape juice, orange juice, and apple juice while taking Fexy. These might make you more likely to have side effects.

Q. Can Fexy cause heart problems?

People who are already suffering from a heart disease should be careful while taking Fexy. Inform your doctor about your heart problem, as this medicine may cause fast or irregular heartbeat and palpitations.

Q. How quickly does Fexy work?

Fexy starts working within an hour of taking it. Maximum benefit of this medicine is seen within 6 hours and the effect lasts for 24 hours.

Q. Can Fexy make you sleepy?

Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of this medicine. However, it does not affect everyone. But in case the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine which does not cause sleepiness.

Q. Can you overdose on Fexy?

No, never take an overdose of any medicine. Overdose of Fexy may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and dry mouth. If you accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Fexy, seek emergency medical service in a nearby hospital or contact your doctor immediately.

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References
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