FAQs ABOUT ETHIFEX 120 TABLET
Q: What is ETHIFEX 120 TABLET and why is it given?
A: ETHIFEX 120 TABLET contains Fexofenadine which is an Antihistamine, used in adults and children (aged above 12 years) to provide relief from symptoms of hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis. It is also used to provide relief from symptoms associated with chronic idiopathic urticaria in adults and children (aged above 12 years), generally characterized by symptoms such as itching, swelling and rashes.
Q: Is ETHIFEX 120 TABLET safe to be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
A: ETHIFEX 120 TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly necessary which is also not recommended for use in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Q: What side effects are seen with ETHIFEX 120 TABLET?
A: Like all medicines, ETHIFEX 120 TABLET can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The most common side effects of taking ETHIFEX 120 TABLET are headache, drowsiness, dizziness and nausea. Contact and inform your doctor if the symptoms worsen.
Q: How ETHIFEX 120 TABLET should be taken?
A: Take ETHIFEX 120 TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow this medicine and do not crush or chew the medicine. Correct dose and duration will be decided by your doctor depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: Does ETHIFEX 120 TABLET causes dizziness?
A: Yes, ETHIFEX 120 TABLET causes dizziness as it is the commonest side effect associated with the use of this medicine. If such side effects are experienced, then lie or sit down immediately when you feel dizzy. If you're feeling a severe episode of vertigo, lie in a dark and quite place with eyes closed. Talk to your doctor if the symptom does not improve.