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food interaction for TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

lactation interaction for TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Terfed d 120mg/60mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Terfed d 120mg/60mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

Pseudoephedrine(129mg)

Uses

Pseudoephedrine is used in the treatment of nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
It is also used to treat sinus and upper chest congestion.

How it works

Pseudoephedrine narrows the small blood vessels, reduces swelling and production of mucous and so relieves congestion.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dry mouth, Hypersensitivity reaction, Restlessness, Sleep disturbance
Terfenadine(60mg)

Uses

Terfenadine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders

How it works

Terfenadine blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Common side effects

Increased sensitivity to light, Allergic hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Allergic reaction, Swelling of tongue, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Burning sensation, Depression, Skin peeling, Drowsiness, Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Hair loss, Weight gain, Increased appetite, Eye swelling, Lip swelling, Nausea, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES FOR TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, blood vessel, liver, kidney, bladder or prostate disorder.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty in breathing, swollen lips or skin, severe rashes and itching, hallucinations, restlessness or sleep disturbances.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken medication for any mental illness, high blood pressure or glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems).
  • Do not take if allergic to pseudoephedrine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if  medication is going for any mental disorder, nasal sprays for decongestion, high blood pressure.
  • Do not take if suffering with kidney, heart, liver, blood vessel disorder or diabetes, hyperthyroidism, phaeochromocytoma (a rare tumor of the adrenal glands) or glaucoma.
  • Do not take if below below 12 years.
  • Do not take if Pregnant and breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR TERFED D 120MG/60MG TABLET

Pseudoephedrine

Q.

Can I take pseudoephedrine for allergies?
Pseudoephedrine does give symptomatic relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose and nasal decongestion.

Q.

Can I take pseudoephedrine with ibuprofen?
Yes. Ibuprofen may relieve fever experienced during cold.

Terfenadine

Q.

Is terfenadine the same as fexofenadine?
Terfenadine and fexofenadine are drugs of same class and used for allergic conditions

Q.

Why is terfenadine banned?
Terfenadine is banned because of the fatal side effects it may cause.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)