Q. What is Fexolast 120mg Tablet used for?
Fexolast 120mg Tablet is used for treating seasonal allergic conditions such as hay fever. It helps to relieve allergies of the nose (allergic rhinitis), sneezing, runny nose, itching in the eyes, excessively watery eyes, etc.
Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Fexolast 120mg Tablet?
Before starting treatment with Fexolast 120mg Tablet, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidneys, heart or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Additionally, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Also, inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, are pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Fexolast 120mg Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Fexolast 120mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. Who should not take Fexolast 120mg Tablet?
Fexolast 120mg Tablet should not be given to patients with known allergy to any other ingredients of this medicine. Signs of an allergic reaction may include an itchy skin rash, shortness of breath, and swelling of the face or tongue.
Q. Can I stop taking Fexolast 120mg Tablet if I feel better?
No. You should not stop taking Fexolast 120mg Tablet even if you feel better unless your doctor tells you to stop taking it. This is because, stopping the medicine suddenly, without completing your full course of treatment may cause the returning of your symptoms and it can even worsen your condition. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.
Q. Is Fexolast 120mg Tablet an antibiotic?
No. Fexolast 120mg Tablet is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-allergy medicine and helps to treat allergic conditions such as sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, hives, etc. On the other hand, antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
Q. Can Fexolast 120mg Tablet cause dizziness?
Yes, Fexolast 120mg Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.