Histafree 180 Tablet

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Introduction

Histafree 180 Tablet is an anti-allergy medicine used in the treatment of allergic symptoms such as runny nose, congestion or stuffiness, sneezing, itching, swelling, and watery eyes. It also helps treat skin allergies with itching, redness, or swelling.

Histafree 180 Tablet may be taken with or without food, in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor.

The most common side effects are headache, drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Do not self-medicate or recommend your medicine to another person even if you see the similarity in symptoms. Consult your doctor to get the most benefit. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any problems related to the kidneys, liver, or heart. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting a doctor.

Uses of Histafree Tablet

Benefits of Histafree Tablet

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

During seasonal allergic conditions, the body releases a chemical substance called histamine. This chemical causes symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. Histafree 180 Tablet works to relieve these symptoms by preventing the release of this chemical. It is used to treat seasonal allergic conditions like the common cold, hay fever, sinusitis, conjunctivitis, and skin allergies like urticaria (hives).

The doctor will consider the age, body weight, and how severe the allergic condition is before prescribing the treatment. Do not alter the dose or abruptly stop the medicine by yourself as it may render the treatment ineffective and cause side effects. Along with this medicine following some self-care measures such as avoidance of allergen exposure and hygiene maintenance may help your child recover fast.

Side effects of Histafree 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 Histafree

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea

How to use Histafree 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. Histafree 180 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Histafree Tablet works

Histafree 180 Tablet belongs to a class of medicines called antihistamines. It blocks the natural chemical substance (histamine) produced in the body during an allergic state and subsides (lowers) your immune system’s response to these conditions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Histafree 180 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Histafree 180 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Histafree 180 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 Histafree 180 Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Histafree 180 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
However, you should make check that Histafree 180 Tablet does not make you feel sleepy or dizzy before driving or operating machinery.
Kidney
CAUTION
Histafree 180 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Histafree 180 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Histafree 180 Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Histafree 180 Tablet is recommended.
However, consult your doctor before giving Fexofenadine to your child in case of severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Histafree Tablet?

Unless your doctor has advised a specific regime, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take a double dose to catch up on any missed dose, follow the prescribed dosing schedule strictly.

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Quick Tips

  • Try taking the medicines at the same time each day, to help you remember.
  • You may feel sleepy or dizzy after each dose of Histafree 180 Tablet. If this happens, sit or lie down and be careful while performing tasks that require mental focus.
  • Avoid taking Histafree 180 Tablet with fatty meals and fruit juice as both can reduce the absorption of the medicine.
  • Histafree 180 Tablet should be avoided in children who are less than 4 years of age as there is a risk of respiratory distress.
  • Practice self-care tips:
    1. Abstain yourself from coming in contact with allergens.
    2. Maintain neat and clean ambiance around.
    3. Wear a face mask and avoid dusty places.
    4. Consider using air conditioners instead of opening windows during the pollen season.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylmethane Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Histafree with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Aprifast
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I have allergic cold. What medicine should I take?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Histafree 120 1 tab OD x 3 days and avoid the triggering factors
I am having cold which medicine to take I am having it from last to days I am feeling like my body has no energy left My eyes are also getting heavier Which medicine to take?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Histafree 120 1 tab OD x 3 days.
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FAQs

Q. What is Histafree 180 Tablet used for?

Histafree 180 Tablet is used for treating seasonal allergic conditions such as hay fever. It helps to relieve allergies of the nose (allergic rhinitis), sneezing, runny nose, itching in the eyes, excessively watery eyes, etc.

Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Histafree 180 Tablet?

Histafree 180 Tablet can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Histafree 180 Tablet. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q. Can I take Histafree 180 Tablet along with juices?

Avoid taking Histafree 180 Tablet with fatty meals and fruit juices as both can reduce the absorption of the medicine from the gut. If you need to take it, ensure a gap of at least 4 hours to decrease any possible medicine-food interaction.

Q. How much Histafree 180 Tablet should I take?

Histafree 180 Tablet should be taken strictly as prescribed by your doctor. The dose of the medicine is calculated according to your body's weight and age. Do not increase or decrease the dose on your own as it may cause unwanted effects and can worsen your condition.

Q. How should Histafree 180 Tablet be stored?

Keep Histafree 180 Tablet at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Always keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake.

Q. Who should not take Histafree 180 Tablet?

Histafree 180 Tablet should not be given to patients with known allergies to any ingredients of this medicine. Signs of an allergic reaction may include an itchy skin rash, shortness of breath, and swelling of the face or tongue

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References

  1. RA Skidgel. Histamine, Bradykinin, and Their Antagonists. In: Brunton LL, Hilal-Dandan R, Knollmann BC (Editors). Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 13th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2018. p. 718.
  2. Golisano Children's Hospital. Treatment for a Child's Allergy to Pollen or Animals. [Accessed 22 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link
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208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: August, 2021

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