Fexofenadine is an active metabolite of terfenadine, is a second-generation, long lasting H1-receptor antagonist which has a selective and peripheral H1-antagonistic action. Fexofenadine blocks the H1-receptor and thus prevents activation of cells by histamine in the GI tract, large blood vessels and bronchial smooth muscle. This leads to relief of the allergic symptoms.
Sneezing irritated nasal passages, chronic idiopathic uricaria, irritation of the pharynx, seasonal allergic rhinitis, ocular pruritis.
As directed by the physician. Should be taken on an empty stomach. (Take before meals. Do not take w/ fruit juice. )
Fexofenadine is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to Fexofenadine or any of its ingredients.
The most commonly reported adverse events are headache, drowsiness, nausea, and dizziness, Viral infection (cold/flu),dizziness, fatigue; nausea, dyspepsia, dysmenorrhoea.
There are no adequate and well controlled studies in pregnant women. Fexofenadine should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. It is not known, Fexofenadine is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Fexofenadine is administered to a nursing woman.
FEXODIS-120 tablets are available in a 10X10ís strip packing
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