Fexova 180 mg 10 Tablets

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name:

IPCA Laboratories Limited


Drug classification:

Anti Histamines, 2nd generation

 

What is this used for:

  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
  • Symptoms like sneezing, Stiff nose, Runny nose etc.

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to this medicine or ingredients present along with it
  • Severe Kidney Damage or Kidney Failure

 

How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine works by  blocking the actions of histamine which is a natural chemical released within the body which is responsible for causing the symptoms of allergy 


Side effects

  • Cough (unknown)
  • Runny Nose (unknown)
  • Chest pain (unknown)
  • Dizziness (unknown)
  • Headache (unknown)
  • Body pain (unknown)
  • Fever with chills (unknown)
  • Nausea and Vomiting (unknown)


Pregnancy warning: Category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Metoclopramide (Intranasal) -Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may result in an increase in the serum levels of this medicine and may cause severe side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like nasal congestion, dizziness, vomiting, headache, lightheadedness, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

  • Cyclosporine-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may result in an increase in the serum levels of this medicine and may cause severe side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like nasal congestion, dizziness, vomiting, headache, lightheadedness, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Gabapentin-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may result in an increase in the serum levels of this medicine and may cause severe side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like nasal congestion, dizziness, vomiting, headache, lightheadedness, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Quinidine-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may result in an increase in the serum levels of this medicine and may cause severe side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like nasal congestion, dizziness, vomiting, headache, lightheadedness, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

It is recommended to avoid consumption of fruit juices especially grapefruit along with this medicine


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Do not chew or crush the tablet. Take it as a whole.
  2. Inform any side effects experienced immediately to the doctor.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose. 


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

  1. Store this medicine in a cool and dry place away from moisture. 
  2. Keep the medicine away from the reach of children


References:

1. Drugs H. Fexofenadine: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 20 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a697035.html

2. Fexofenadine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 20 October 2020]. Available from: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Fexofenadine



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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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