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Vfex 180 mg Tablet

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Composition for Vfex 180 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Vfex 180 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
154
₹15.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vfex Tablet

Uses of Vfex Tablet

Vfex 180 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It relieves the symptoms that occur due to long-term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling and rashes.

Vfex Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Vfex are Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

How to use Vfex 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. Vfex 180 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Vfex Tablet works

Vfex 180 mg 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 Vfex Tablet

Expert advice for Vfex Tablet

  • Vfex 180 mg Tablet helps with the symptoms of allergies such as itching, redness, and rashes.
  • It is less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other similar medicines.
  • It works best when taken regularly, even before symptoms appear.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It may cause nausea. Stick to simple meals and don't eat rich or spicy food.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
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Vfex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vfex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Vfex 180 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vfex 180 mg 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
Vfex 180 mg 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 Vfex 180 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Vfex 180 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vfex 180 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vfex 180 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Vfex 180 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vfex 180 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vfex Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

Q. Can I take Vfex for an allergic reaction?
Vfex is an antihistaminic drug. Vfex 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 Vfex 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Vfex for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Vfex a stimulant?
Vfex is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Vfex better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Vfex 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 Vfex at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Vfex for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Vfex 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.
Q. Can I take Vfex for itchy skin?
Vfex 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.
Q. Can I take Vfex for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Vfex for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Vfex for a rash?
Vfex 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.
Q. Can I take Vfex for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Vfex for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Vfex for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Vfex for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Vfex for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Vfex for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Vfex keep you awake?
Vfex can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Vfex can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Vfex on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Vfex cause weight gain?
Vfex is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Vfex.
Q. Does Vfex stop itching?
Vfex 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.
Q. Does Vfex expire?
Yes, Vfex does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Does Vfex cause dementia?
Vfex 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.
Q. Does Vfex raise blood sugar?
Vfex is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Vfex.
Q. Does Vfex effect blood pressure?
Vfex is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Vfex.
Q. Does Vfex cause insomnia?
Vfex can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Vfex can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Vfex on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Vfex.
Q. Does Vfex contain codeine?
Vfex does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Vfex effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Vfex hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Vfex if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Vfex a steroid?
Vfex is not a steroid. Vfex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Vfex better than cetirizine?
Vfex and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Vfex 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.
Q. Is Vfex safe?
Vfex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Vfex make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Vfex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Vfex.
Q. Is Vfex over the counter?
Vfex is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Vfex a decongestant?
Vfex is not a decongestant. Vfex 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.
Q. Is Vfex anticholinergic?
Vfex is not an anticholinergic. Vfex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Vfex a stimulant?
Vfex is not a stimulant. Vfex 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 Vfex with cetirizine?
Vfex 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 Vfex with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Vfex by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Vfex with omeprazole?
Vfex 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 Vfex with citalopram?
Vfex 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 Vfex with prednisone?
Vfex 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 Vfex with amoxicillin?
Vfex 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.
Q. Can I take Vfex while having high blood pressure?
Vfex does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Vfex with paracetamol?
Vfex 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 Vfex with ibuprofen?
Vfex 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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Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
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Vfex with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
Vfex with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Vfex with Rifampicin
MODERATE
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