NEXOFEX 120mg Tablet 10's

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INTRODUCTION

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET contains Fexofenadine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is 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.

Seasonal allergic rhinitis is an inflammatory condition of the upper airways that occurs in response to exposure to airborne allergens (such as tree, grass and weed pollens) in sensitized individuals which is generally characterized by symptoms such as nasal stuffiness, itchy nose/throat/eyes, headache and weakness.

Avoid drinking fruit juices such as grapefruit, orange and apple while taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET as it may reduce the effect of this medicine. NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Fexofenadine.

Before taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you or your child has intolerance to certain sugars (such as lactose), liver, kidney and/or heart problem. NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless advised by the doctor and it is not indicated for use in breastfeeding women.

The medicine is recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged above 12 years). Consult your child’s doctor before administering this medicine to your child. It is used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age.

The most common side effects of taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET are headache, drowsiness, dizziness and nausea. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET

Used in adults and children (aged above 12 years) to provide:

  • Relief from the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis)
  • Relief from the symptoms of chronic idiopathic urticaria

HOW NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET WORKS

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET works by blocking the actions of H1 histamine receptors (chemical substance responsible for allergic reaction) that results in preventing the occurrence of seasonal allergic rhinitis and idiopathic urticaria thus providing relief from the symptoms associated with both conditions.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take NEXOFEX 120MG 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.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET

COMMON

  • headache
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • nausea

UNCOMMON

  • tiredness
  • sleepiness

RARE

Stop taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of serious allergic reaction such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat and difficulty breathing

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your child’s head. Try to take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee. Massage on scalp or head with mild pressure. In case of no improvement in the symptom, consult your doctor.

Dizziness:

Try to rest and get enough sleep. Try to avoid driving or operating any tools or machines while you feel dizzy. Limit consumption of alcohol, as it can aggravate dizziness. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom worsens.

Nausea:

Try to take NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil rich, fried or spicy food. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Tiredness:

Make sure you take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol. Try to take NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET at a time when you can sit down (or lie down) when the symptoms are at their worst. Avoid driving or using tools or machinery until you feel well.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machines if NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET makes you dizzy or sleepy. Consult your doctor before taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET.

KIDNEY

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET if you are allergic to Fexofenadine or any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with heart disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

Before taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • are intolerant to certain sugars such as lactose

Use in Pediatrics:

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET is recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged 12 to 18 years). Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administering this medicine to your child.

Use in geriatrics:

NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET is used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age. Before taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET, consult your doctor.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • aluminum and magnesium (medicines used to relieve symptoms of heart burn or indigestion)

BDrug-Food interaction:

Avoid drinking fruit juices such as grapefruit, orange and apple while taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET as it may reduce the effect of the medicine. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Signs of overdose are dizziness, drowsiness, weakness and dry mouth.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fexofenadine
Pharmacological Category :   Antihistamines
Therapeutic Indication :   Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Chronic idiopathic urticaria          
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Oral suspension, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET

Q: What is NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET and why is it given?

A: NEXOFEX 120MG 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 NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET safe to be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women?

A: NEXOFEX 120MG 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 NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET?

A: Like all medicines, NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The most common side effects of taking NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET are headache, drowsiness, dizziness and nausea. Contact and inform your doctor if the symptoms worsen.

Q: How NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET should be taken?

A: Take NEXOFEX 120MG 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 NEXOFEX 120MG TABLET causes dizziness?

A: Yes, NEXOFEX 120MG 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.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Histamine and Antihistaminics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 166.

2. Kari L. Craun; Mark P. Schury. Fexofenadine. NIH National Library of Medicine. National center for biotechnology information. May 2022. [Accessed on 9th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK556104/

3. Meji Pharma Spain S.A. Health Product Regulatory Authority (HPRA). [Revised in February 2021].  [Accessed on 9th June 2022] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/d5c3161e-75cd-47f8-b87d-0ffc7514e638.pdf

4. Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC. U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).  [Revised in 2007] [Accessed 9th June 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2008/020872s018,021963s002lbl.pdf

5. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in August 2018]. [Accessed 9th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3488.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Percutaneous skin test
  • Allergen-specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody test

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