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RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET

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AstraZeneca

Composition for RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET

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Primary uses of RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET

Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Rhinofex Tablet

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Uses of Rhinofex Tablet

RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.
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Rhinofex Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

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How to use Rhinofex 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. RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.

How Rhinofex Tablet works

RHINOFEX 120MG 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 Rhinofex Tablet

Expert advice for Rhinofex Tablet

  • Do not take fexofenadine with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit).
  • Take the disintegrating tablet on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid using antacids within 15 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
  • Leave about 2 hours between the time that you take fexofenadine and your indigestion remedy.
  • There may be other drugs that can affect fexofenadine. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking fexofenadine: if you have problems with your liver or kidneys, if you have or ever had heart disease, since this kind of medicine may lead to a fast or irregular heartbeat, if you are elderly.
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Rhinofex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rhinofex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
RHINOFEX 120MG 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
RHINOFEX 120MG 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 RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of RHINOFEX 120MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Rhinofex Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

Rhinofex is an antihistaminic drug. Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Rhinofex for any allergic reaction.
Rhinofex is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Rhinofex better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Rhinofex 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.
Rhinofex 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.
It is not recommended to use Rhinofex for food allergy.
Rhinofex 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.
It is not recommended to use Rhinofex for the wasp sting.
It is not recommended to use Rhinofex for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Rhinofex for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Rhinofex for mosquito bites.
Rhinofex can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Rhinofex can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Rhinofex on sleep is variable.
Rhinofex is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Rhinofex.
Rhinofex 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.
Yes, Rhinofex does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Rhinofex 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.
Rhinofex is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Rhinofex.
Rhinofex is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Rhinofex.
Rhinofex can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Rhinofex can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Rhinofex on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Rhinofex.
Rhinofex does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Rhinofex hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Rhinofex if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Rhinofex is not a steroid. Rhinofex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Rhinofex better than cetirizine?
Rhinofex and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Rhinofex 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.
Rhinofex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Rhinofex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Rhinofex.
Rhinofex is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Rhinofex is not a decongestant. Rhinofex 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.
Rhinofex is not an anticholinergic. Rhinofex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Rhinofex is not a stimulant. Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with cetirizine?
Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Rhinofex by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Rhinofex with omeprazole?
Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with citalopram?
Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with prednisone?
Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with amoxicillin?
Rhinofex 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.
Rhinofex does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Rhinofex with paracetamol?
Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with ibuprofen?
Rhinofex 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 Rhinofex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rhinofex with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
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Rhinofex with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Rhinofex with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Rhinofex with Azithromycin
MODERATE
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Rhinofex with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Full 24 AM
Rhinofex with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Rhinofex with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Rhinofex with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Rhinofex with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Rhinofex with Clobazam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Solzam, Clozop, Oresta, Adinep, Clobakem, Bazzy, Kivizam, Clobanil, Adobe, Lobachek, C Baz, Lobaz, Zep
Rhinofex with Clarithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Rhinofex with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Rhinofex with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Rhinofex with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Rhinofex with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
Rhinofex with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum

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