Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet

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Composition for Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (blocked nose), Allergic disorders
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Medicine Overview of Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet

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Uses of Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is used in the treatment of nasal congestion
It is also used to treat sinus and upper chest congestion.
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Side effects of Pseudoephedrine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dry mouth, Hypersensitivity reaction, Restlessness, Sleep disturbance.

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How to use Pseudoephedrine

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet works

Pseudoephedrine is a nasal decongestant. It narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
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Uses of Terfenadine

Terfenadine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Terfenadine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Terfenadine

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet

Expert advice for Pseudoephedrine

  • 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.

Expert advice for Terfenadine

• Tell your doctor if you have enlarged prostate or problems in urination. • You may regularly monitored for change in potassium levels in your blood as it terfenadine is known to lower the levels of potassium • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking terfenadine as it may cause dizziness. • Should not be given to patients allergic to terfenadine or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Terfed D 129mg/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.
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Lactation
Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet is probably safe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet should be used with caution in pa
tients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Terfed D 129mg/60mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
Q. Can I take Pseudoephedrine with Tamsulosin?
Pseudoephedrine and Tamsulosin are not known to have any meaningful interactions. However, they act by opposite mechanisms and produce opposite effects and hence you should consult your doctor before taking these medicines together because one can decrease the effect of the other.

Frequently asked questions for Terfenadine

Q. Why is terfenadine banned?
Terfenadine is banned because of the fatal side effects it may cause.
Q. Is terfenadine the same as fexofenadine?
Terfenadine and fexofenadine are drugs of same class and used for allergic conditions

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