Fexy 120mg Tablet

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Composition for Fexy 120mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Allergic rhinitis symptoms, Allergic skin conditions
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₹12.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fexy Tablet

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Uses of Fexy Tablet

Fexy 120mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis symptoms
It treats allergic symptoms associated with seasonal allergies, urticaria, angioedema and atopic dermatitis.
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Side effects of Fexy Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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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. It is better to take Fexy 120mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Fexy Tablet works

Fexy 120mg tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Fexy Tablet

Expert advice for Fexy Tablet

  • Do not take fexofenadine with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit).
  • Take the disintegrating tablet on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid using antacids within 15 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
  • Leave about 2 hours between the time that you take fexofenadine and your indigestion remedy.
  • There may be other drugs that can affect fexofenadine. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking fexofenadine: if you have problems with your liver or kidneys, if you have or ever had heart disease, since this kind of medicine may lead to a fast or irregular heartbeat, if you are elderly.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fexy 120mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fexy 120mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fexy 120mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Fexy 120mg 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 Fexy 120mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
SAFE
Fexy 120mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Fexy 120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fexy 120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Fexy 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fexy 120mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fexy 120mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

Fexy is an antihistaminic drug. Fexy 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 Fexy 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Fexy for any allergic reaction.
Fexy is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fexy better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Fexy 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 Fexy at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Fexy 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.
Fexy 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.
It is not recommended to use Fexy for food allergy.
Fexy 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.
It is not recommended to use Fexy for the wasp sting.
It is not recommended to use Fexy for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Fexy for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Fexy for mosquito bites.
Fexy can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Fexy can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Fexy on sleep is variable.
Fexy is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Fexy.
Fexy 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.
Yes, Fexy does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Fexy 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.
Fexy is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Fexy.
Fexy is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Fexy.
Fexy can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Fexy can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Fexy on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Fexy.
Fexy does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Fexy hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Fexy if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Fexy is not a steroid. Fexy belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Fexy better than cetirizine?
Fexy and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Fexy 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.
Fexy is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Fexy. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Fexy.
Fexy is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Fexy is not a decongestant. Fexy 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.
Fexy is not an anticholinergic. Fexy belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Fexy is not a stimulant. Fexy 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 Fexy with cetirizine?
Fexy 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 Fexy with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Fexy by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fexy with omeprazole?
Fexy 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 Fexy with citalopram?
Fexy 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 Fexy with prednisone?
Fexy 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 Fexy with amoxicillin?
Fexy 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.
Fexy does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Fexy with paracetamol?
Fexy 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 Fexy with ibuprofen?
Fexy 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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