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Fexostad 180
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Fexostad 180 contains fexofenadine hydrochloride that is an antihistamine with selective peripheral H1-receptor antagonist activity.

Pack size Box of 10 tablets
Shelf-life 24 months
Composition Fexofenadine hydrochloride
Dosage forms and strengths Film-coated tablet: 180 mg
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PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Indications: 

Fexofenadine is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 12 years of age and older, and for the treatment of uncomplicated skin manifestations of chronic idiopathic urticarial in adults and children 12 years of age and older.

Dosage:

  • Adults and children aged 12 years and over: 180 mg (one tablet) once daily.
  • Children under 12 years of age: The efficacy and safety of fexofenadine hydrochloride has not been studied in children under 12.

Usage: 

Fexostad 180 is orally administered and taken before a meal.

Patients with known hypersensitivity to fexofenadine hydrochloride or any of ingredients of drug.

Common: Drowsiness, fatigue, headache, insomnia, dizziness. Nausea, indigestion. Virus infection (cold, flue), dysmenorrhea, upper respiratory tract infections, itchy throat, cough, fever, tympanitis, sinusitis, backache.

Less common: Dry mouth, stomachache. Fear, sleep disorders, nightmare.

  • Monitoring renal function may be useful and dosage should be selected with caution in elderly patients.
  • Fexofenadine has been associated with increased QTc interval, syncope, and ventricular arrhythmia in at least one susceptible patient with preexisting cardiovascular risk.
  • Patients also should be advised not to use other antihistamines or decongestants for self-medication. If nervousness, dizziness, or sleepiness occurs during therapy, patients should be advised to discontinue use of the fixed-combination preparation and consult a clinician.
  • Fexostad 180 should be used during pregnancy only when the potential benefits justify the possible risks to the fetus. Fexofenadine should be used with caution in nursing women, and a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or the drug.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to Fexostad 180 before driving or operating machinery.