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What does Fexofenadine treat?
Fexofenadine an antihistamine medication that alleviates symptoms of seasonal allergy such as sneezing, hives, runny nose, itchy throat and red eyes. Your physician may prescribe this to treat other conditions too.
Follow the Fexofenadine dosage prescribed by your physician. The dosage could vary based on individual patient requirements. Always follow your physician’s instructions or go by the directions on the prescription drug label. Take it with a full glass of water.
Missed a dose?
Take it immediately once you remember. In case, this time falls close to the next dosage, skip it and get back to the prescribed schedule. Never take a double dose unless your physician specifically directs you to do so.
Don’t waste any time and seek immediate medical attention. Overdose symptoms that you might encounter are dizziness, drowsiness or dry mouth.
Drug interactions must be considered before starting to take any kind of drug. Drug interactions might happen either when Fexofenadine is taken along with another drug or with particular foods. To prevent any kind of negative interaction, make sure you inform your doctor of any drugs you are taking including non-prescription medication, OTCs, health supplements like vitamins, minerals, herbal medicine, drinks with caffeine and alcohol, illegal drugs, smoking habits and so on which may increase or interfere with the effect of Fexofenadine.
It may interact with:
It may interact with cough-and-cold medications besides antacids containing aluminum and magnesium. This is not the complete list though.
Appraise your doctor of any medical conditions that you are suffering from and your family history of medical ailments. It’s important that you do not stop or start taking any medicine without the consent of your physician.
Possible Side Effects
Fenofibrate might have some side effects but it’s not possible to anticipate them. It does not have any major side effects and the minor ones that may occur are temporary. In rare cases, there might be major side effects and immediate medical attention must be sought.
Some of the side effects that you may encounter are abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, unusual muscle pain, tenderness or weakness.
In case, there is a change in intensity of side effects or if any new side effects develop, make sure you consult your doctor.
What to ask your doctor before you start on Fexofenadine
- Can I take Fexofenadine along with other drugs?
- Are there certain foods, beverages and products to be avoided while on Fexofenadine?
- What is the dosage of Fexofenadine to be consumed?
- How should I use Fexofenadine?
- How will Fexofenadine work on my body?
- How can the drug interactions and side effects of Fexofenadine be minimized or completely avoided?
The health and medical information that we have provided are meant to supplement and not substitute the advice of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professionals. This does not suggest that usage of Fexofenadine is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always ensure that you take this or any other drug only after consulting your physician.