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Foxzin 10 Tablet

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Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Foxzin 10 Tablet is used to treat anxiety and helps to get relaxed before or after surgery. It is also used to treat symptoms of skin allergy like itching, swelling, and rashes in conditions such as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.

Foxzin 10 Tablet should be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit.  It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. In case, you have missed any doses than it is better to take the next dose as soon as you remember it. However, you should never take a double dose.

The most common side effects of this medicine include sedation, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset and constipation.  If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You must avoid driving or attention-seeking activity while on treatment.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have heart problems or have high blood pressure, have liver or kidney problems. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, it is advised to avoid alcohol while on treatment.

Uses of Foxzin Tablet

  • Anxiety
  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Foxzin Tablet

In Anxiety

Foxzin 10 Tablet reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry that are triggered only at the time of stressful conditions that last for a shorter duration. These could be job interviews, exams, stage performances, etc. It can effectively manage feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating and feeling irritable. Foxzin 10 Tablet will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Foxzin 10 Tablet is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. It reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.

Side effects of Foxzin Tablet

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 Foxzin

  • Sedation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Foxzin 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. Foxzin 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Foxzin Tablet works

Foxzin 10 Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. In allergy, it works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This relieves allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes. In short-term anxiety, it works by decreasing the activity in brain, thereby helping you feel relaxed/sleepy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Foxzin 10 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Foxzin 10 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Foxzin 10 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Foxzin 10 Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Foxzin 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Foxzin 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Foxzin 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Foxzin 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Foxzin 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Foxzin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Foxzin 10 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Foxzin 10 Tablet to treat allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes or relieve/treat mild anxiety.
  • May decrease your alertness. Avoid driving or using machinery if this happens to you.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol when taking the Foxzin 10 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a heart disease as Foxzin 10 Tablet may increase the risk of heart problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Piperazine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Foxzin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Behop, Betavue
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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Itching irritation of skin with swelling regularly
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Take Neem - giloy juice daily 10 -15ml with add same quantity of water before breakfast.
Sir I am having mild headache since last 1 mnt it itches sometime pls suggest , ct scan is normal
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Start tab tryptomer 10 mg at niteFor itching show to skin Apl
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FAQs

Q. What is Foxzin 10 Tablet? What is it used for?

Foxzin 10 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines, which means it is an anti-allergy medicine. It is used to treat various allergic skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Foxzin 10 Tablet effectively reduces symptoms such as swelling, itching and redness associated with such conditions. It also helps relieve excessive anxiety or worry in people who are supposed to undergo a surgery or have recently undergone a surgery. It calms the brain and makes such people feel better.

Q. Is Foxzin 10 Tablet safe?

Foxzin 10 Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How does Foxzin 10 Tablet work for allergies?

Foxzin 10 Tablet works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of a natural chemical in our body, called histamine, that causes allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness and pain.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Foxzin 10 Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Foxzin 10 Tablet, 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. Is Foxzin 10 Tablet effective?

Foxzin 10 Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Foxzin 10 Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Can I stop taking Foxzin 10 Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Foxzin 10 Tablet without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the condition is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Foxzin 10 Tablet?

Before starting treatment with Foxzin 10 Tablet, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney, heart or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you have had an allergic reaction to any similar medicine earlier, tell your doctor before starting your treatment. Inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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