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Zex 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zex 120 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zex 120 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
80
₹8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zex Tablet

Uses of Zex Tablet

Zex 120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It is used to relieve the symptoms that occur with seasonal allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose and itchy, red and watery eyes.

Zex Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Zex 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. Zex 120 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Zex Tablet works

Zex 120 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 Zex Tablet

Expert advice for Zex Tablet

  • Zex 120 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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Zex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zex Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zex 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zex 120 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
Zex 120 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 Zex 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Zex 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zex 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zex 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Zex 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zex 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zex Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

Q. Can I take Zex for an allergic reaction?
Zex is an antihistaminic drug. Zex 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 Zex 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Zex for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Zex a stimulant?
Zex is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Zex better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Zex 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 Zex at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Zex for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Zex 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 Zex for itchy skin?
Zex 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 Zex for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Zex for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Zex for a rash?
Zex 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 Zex for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Zex for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Zex for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Zex for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Zex for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Zex for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Zex keep you awake?
Zex can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Zex can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Zex on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Zex cause weight gain?
Zex is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Zex.
Q. Does Zex stop itching?
Zex 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 Zex expire?
Yes, Zex 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 Zex cause dementia?
Zex 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 Zex raise blood sugar?
Zex is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Zex.
Q. Does Zex effect blood pressure?
Zex is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Zex.
Q. Does Zex cause insomnia?
Zex can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Zex can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Zex on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Zex.
Q. Does Zex contain codeine?
Zex does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Zex effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Zex hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Zex if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Zex a steroid?
Zex is not a steroid. Zex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Zex better than cetirizine?
Zex and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Zex 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 Zex safe?
Zex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Zex make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Zex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Zex.
Q. Is Zex over the counter?
Zex is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Zex a decongestant?
Zex is not a decongestant. Zex 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 Zex anticholinergic?
Zex is not an anticholinergic. Zex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Zex a stimulant?
Zex is not a stimulant. Zex 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 Zex with cetirizine?
Zex 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 Zex with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Zex by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zex with omeprazole?
Zex 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 Zex with citalopram?
Zex 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 Zex with prednisone?
Zex 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 Zex with amoxicillin?
Zex 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 Zex while having high blood pressure?
Zex does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Zex with paracetamol?
Zex 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 Zex with ibuprofen?
Zex 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zex with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Zex with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Zex with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Zex with Clobazam
MODERATE
Zex with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Zex with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Zex with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Zex with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Zex with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Zex with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
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