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Fexova 180 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
Medicine composition: Fexofenadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: February 27, 2019

Fexova 180 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of symptoms of seasonal allergy like itchy throat, itchy eyes, sneezing or runny nose. Itchy skin and hives are also treated with Fexova 180 MG Tablet. This medication is antihistamine – it blocks a chemical substance in the body called histamine that is responsible for allergy related symptoms in the body. It is advised to avoid Fexova 180 MG Tablet if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

There are certain precautions that need to be adhered to before taking the medication. You need to inform your doctor of the following conditions before taking the medication – allergic to any medications, problems in the liver or kidney, pregnancy or plans to become pregnant and whether you are taking dietary supplements or using herbal products.

Consult with your physician before taking Fexova 180 MG Tablet with other medications. You also need to follow certain guidelines while taking this medication – taking the medication orally with water, avoid drinking fruit juice at the time of consumption and avoid taking antioxidants. Do not overdose if you have missed a dose.

Fexova 180 MG Tablet can result in dizziness if consumed with alcohol. It can also cause disturbances while undergoing skin allergy tests. Elderly people are more susceptible to its effect, so exercise caution. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medication. Some common side effects of Fexova 180 MG Tablet are stomach upset, dizziness and headache. You may also experience serious side effects like rashes, swelling and vomiting. It is advisable to consult a doctor if you experience these side effects.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Allergist/Immunologist before using this medicine.

  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

    Fexova 180 MG Tablet is used for treating the symptoms of seasonal allergies which may include runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing etc.
  • Chronic Utricaria

    Fexova 180 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of symptoms of Utricaria namely skin rashes, hives and bumps.
  • Allergy

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a history of allergy to it or any other ingredient present within the dosage form.
  • Vomiting

  • Headache

  • Cough

  • Diarrhoea

  • Painful Menstruation

  • Pain In The Legs

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Difficulty In Swallowing

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12-14 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be used with caution in pregnant women. All the potential benefits and associated risks should be considered. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fexova 180 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, restlessness, and confusion. Supportive measures like gastric lavage might be initiated based on the severity of symptoms.
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Fexova 180 MG Tablet selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the stomach and intestine, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Impaired Kidney Function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a kidney disease or impaired kidney function. Report any such instance to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Skin allergy test

    Report the use of this medicine before taking a skin allergy test. This medicine can interfere with the results of this test and hence use should be discontinued at least 2-4 days before.
  • Interaction with Food

    Fruit juice

    Do not consume large quantities of juices of fruits like grapefruit, orange, and apple while taking this medicine. These food items should be avoided while taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Erythromycin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and a safety test to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Ketoconazole

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and a safety test to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Rifampin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and a safety test to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Antacids

    Antacids should not be administered with this medicine as the efficacy of Fexofenadine may get reduced. Fexofenadine should be taken at least 2 hours before any antacid is consumed. You may require a dose adjustment and safety monitoring while taking them together.

Ques: What is Fexova 180 MG Tablet?

Ans: Fexofenadine is a salt which performs its action by treating allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by obstructing the effects of histamine in the body. Fexofenadine is used to treat conditions such as Seasonal allergic rhinitis and Chronic Urticaria.

Ques: What are the uses of Fexova 180 MG Tablet?

Ans: Fexofenadine is a salt, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Seasonal allergic rhinitis and Chronic Urticaria. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Fexofenadine to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Fexova 180 MG Tablet?

Ans: Fexofenadine is a salt which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Fexofenadine which are as follows: Vomiting, Headache, Coughing, Diarrhea, Painful menstruation, Pain in the arms and legs, Hives and redness of skin, Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet, and Difficulty in breathing, Difficulty in swallowing. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Fexofenadine.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Fexova 180 MG Tablet?

Ans: "Fexofenadine should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
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