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Gemfex 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Gemfex 120 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Gemfex 120 mg Tablet

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MRP
107
₹10.7/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gemfex Tablet

Uses of Gemfex Tablet

Gemfex 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.

Gemfex Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Gemfex Tablet works

Gemfex 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 Gemfex Tablet

Expert advice for Gemfex Tablet

  • Gemfex 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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Gemfex Tablet related warnings

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

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Frequently asked questions about Gemfex Tablet

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