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Trexyl 60mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Trexyl 60mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes.

Trexyl 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening.

This drug has been banned due to its serious side effects.

Uses of Trexyl Tablet

Benefits of Trexyl Tablet

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Trexyl 60mg Tablet provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well. There are some serious side effects associated with this medicine due to which the use of this medicine is not allowed.

Side effects of Trexyl 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 Trexyl

  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Stomach pain

How to use Trexyl 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. Trexyl 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Trexyl Tablet works

Trexyl 60mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Trexyl 60mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trexyl 60mg 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.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Trexyl 60mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Trexyl 60mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Trexyl 60mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Trexyl 60mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Trexyl Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Trexyl 60mg 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Trexyl 60mg Tablet
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Tedin 60mg Tablet
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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Trexyl 60mg Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • Stop taking Trexyl 60mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylmethanes Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Trexyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Life-threatening
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Life-threatening
Brand(s): Celexa
Life-threatening

Patient concerns

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic
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FAQs

Q. Why is Trexyl 60mg Tablet banned?

There are some serious side effects associated with this medicine which can prove to be fatal at times. Therefore, the use of Trexyl 60mg Tablet is not allowed.

Q. Is Trexyl 60mg Tablet the same as Fexofenadine?

No, Trexyl 60mg Tablet and Fexofenadine are different medicines. They belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines, used in the treatment of various allergic conditions.

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References

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  2. Drugs.com. Terfenadine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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