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Galfegra 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Galfegra 120 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Galfegra 120 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Galfegra Tablet

Uses of Galfegra Tablet

Galfegra 120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It is used to relieve the symptoms that occur with seasonal allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose and itchy, red and watery eyes.

Galfegra Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Galfegra 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. Galfegra 120 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Galfegra Tablet works

Galfegra 120 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 Galfegra Tablet

Expert advice for Galfegra Tablet

  • Galfegra 120 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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Galfegra Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Galfegra Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Galfegra 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Galfegra 120 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
Galfegra 120 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 Galfegra 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Galfegra 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Galfegra 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Galfegra 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Galfegra 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Galfegra 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Galfegra Tablet

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