Q. Can Bestfex make you sleepy?
Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of this medicine. However, it does not affect everyone. But in case the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine that does not cause sleepiness.
Q. Can you overdose on Bestfex?
No, never take an overdose of any medicine. Overdose of Bestfex may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, and dry mouth. If you accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Bestfex, seek emergency medical service in a nearby hospital or contact your doctor immediately.
Q. How quickly does Bestfex work?
Bestfex starts working within an hour of taking it. The maximum benefit of this medicine is seen within 6 hours and the effect lasts for 24 hours.
Q. Does Bestfex relieve symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergies?
Yes, Bestfex relieves the symptoms of upper respiratory allergies or hay fever which can be caused by outdoor and indoor allergens. It relieves the symptoms of itchy or watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing, or itching of the nose or throat.
Q. How to cope with dizziness caused by Bestfex?
If you feel dizzy while taking Bestfex, lie down for some time and then get up slowly. Moving slowly and cautiously can also help cope up with dizziness. Avoid coffee, cigarettes, alcohol, and recreational drugs. If dizziness persists or worsens, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take antacids while taking Bestfex?
Some antacids contain aluminum and magnesium. Such antacids may decrease the absorption of Bestfex and lower its levels, thereby interfering with the working of this medicine. It is recommended that you keep a gap of 2 hours between the two medicines.
Q. How should I take Bestfex?
Bestfex should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablets whole with water, and do not chew or crush it. Usually, it is advised to take the tablet before meals.
Q. Is there any food or drink that I need to avoid while taking Bestfex?
Avoid drinking grape juice, orange juice, and apple juice while taking Bestfex. These might make you more likely to have side effects.
Q. Can Bestfex cause heart problems?
People who are already suffering from heart disease should be careful while taking Bestfex. Inform your doctor about your heart problem, as this medicine may cause fast or irregular heartbeat and palpitations.