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Hyxin 25mg Tablet

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

Introduction

Hyxin 25mg 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.

Hyxin 25mg 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 Hyxin Tablet

  • Anxiety
  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Hyxin Tablet

In Anxiety

Hyxin 25mg Tablet reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating and feeling irritable. For this reason, it is very useful for people who need to go for a surgery or who have recently undergone a surgery and feel extremely anxious. This medicine effectively reduces your symptoms and calms your mind.

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Hyxin 25mg 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.
You should always use it as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Hyxin 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 Hyxin

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

How to use Hyxin 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. Hyxin 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hyxin Tablet works

Hyxin 25mg 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
Hyxin 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hyxin 25mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hyxin 25mg 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 Hyxin 25mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Hyxin 25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hyxin 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hyxin 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Hyxin 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hyxin 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Hyxin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Hyxin 25mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Hyxin 25mg Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Hyxin 25mg 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 Hyxin 25mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a heart disease as Hyxin 25mg 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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Hyxin 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, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil, Behop
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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Red pimples and khaj khujli my private part
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
Dear PATIENT A gel twice daily over face and tablet Atarax 25mg at night for itching
Can a patient on treatment for anxiety prescribed with Zen 300, tryptomer 25mg and gabanyt take prodep ??
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
This treatment is unclear Pls take 2nd opinion Zen is not for anxiety
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FAQs

Q. Is Hyxin 25mg Tablet hydrochloride a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer /addictive?

Hyxin 25mg Tablet is an antihistaminic drug and not a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer/ addictive. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Hyxin 25mg Tablet a controlled substance/ over the counter (OTC)?

No, Hyxin 25mg Tablet is not a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a doctor's prescription.

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