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Uses of Fexo 120mg Tablet
Fexo 120mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
Side effects of Fexo 120mg Tablet
The most common side effects of Fexo 120mg Tablet are – Drowsiness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Distress, Dysmenorrhea
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.
Precautions while using Fexo 120mg Tablet
Do not use Fexo 120mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Fexofenadine
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Fexo 120mg Tablet.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.
How Fexo 120mg Tablet works
Fexo 120mg Tablet contains – Fexofenadine
Fexofenadine works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
Dosage of Fexo 120mg Tablet
The dosage of Fexo 120mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Overdose of Fexo 120mg Tablet
If you forget to take a dose of Fexo 120mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.
Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose. Overdose symptoms may include dry mouth, dizziness or confusion.
Onset of Action Fexo 120mg Tablet
It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.
Duration of Action Fexo 120mg Tablet
Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 to 14 hours.
Precautions & Warnings
Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine it may increase risk of side effects.
Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.
This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions About Fexo 120mg Tablet
Q.1) Can I buy Fexo 120mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Fexo 120mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Fexo 120mg Tablet? Ans. Fexo 120mg Tablet is used to treat Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. Symptoms like - sneezing, runny nose, red watery and itchy eyes and allergic reaction to a food or drug. Q.3) How does Fexo 120mg Tablet work? Ans. Fexo 120mg Tablet contains Fexofenadine. Fexofenadine works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.. Q.4) What are the side effects of Fexo 120mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Fexo 120mg Tablet are Drowsiness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Distress, Dysmenorrhea. Q.5) Is Fexo 120mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Fexo 120mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Fexo 120mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Fexo 120mg Tablet is safe to use if you are not allergic to Fexofenadine. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. This medicine is not recommended for children. Q.7) How to use Fexo 120mg Tablet? Ans. Take Fexo 120mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Fexo 120mg Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Fexo 120mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Fexo 120mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Fexo 120mg Tablet lasts for an average of 12-14 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Fexo 120mg Tablet? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Drug :- Aluminum- and magnesiumcontaining antacids may decrease absorption if given within 15 min of fexofenadine. May increase concentrations of erythromycin, ketoconazole.
Herbs :- St. John's wort may decrease concentration.
Food :- Fruit juices may decrease bioavailability.
Lab Values :- May suppress wheal, flare reactions to antigen skin testing unless drug is discontinued at least 4 days before testing.
Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.
Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.