FAQs ABOUT FENIXA
What is FENIXA and why is it given?
FENIXA contains fexofenadine, which is an antihistamine agent, used in children to provide relief from symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in children (aged 2 to 11 years) which is also used to treat uncomplicated skin manifestations of chronic idiopathic urticaria in affected children (aged 6 months to 11 years).
What common side effects are seen with FENIXA?
The most common side effects of taking FENIXA are headache, back pain, dizziness, stomach discomfort, pain in extremity, fever, middle ear infection, and vomiting. Contact child’s physician if the symptoms worsen over the period of time.
Does FENIXA causes headache?
Yes, FENIXA can cause headache in your child. To manage this effect, apply hot or cold-water bag on your child’s head. Advise your child to take rest in a quiet room. Massage child’s scalp or head with mild pressure for relieving effect. Consult child’s doctor if the symptom does not improve.
Can FENIXA be used in children with kidney problems?
FENIXA should be used with caution in children having kidney problems such as decreased kidney function. Doctor may adjust the dose depending upon kidney function. Consult child’s doctor before giving FENIXA to your child.
What precautions should I follow while giving FENIXA to my child?
Avoid giving fruit juices (such as grapefruit, orange and apple juice) to your child while taking FENIXA since it may reduce the effect of this medicine. Inform child’s doctor about previous allergy, medical and medication history to avoid unusual interactions or problems in your child.