What are fexofenadine hydrochloride 180mg for?
Fexofenadine hydrochloride 180 mg Film-Coated Tablets are used in adults and adolescents of 12 years and older to relieve the symptoms that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling and rashes.
Does fexofenadine hydrochloride make you sleepy?
Take only with water. During the pollen season, your doctor may advise you to take fexofenadine every day if you suffer from seasonal allergic rhinitis. Generally does not cause drowsiness; however, rarely some patients may be affected so caution should be exercised before driving or operating machinery.
How many fexofenadine 180 mg Can I take a day?
Adults and children 12 years of age and older—60 milligrams (mg) two times a day, or 180 mg once a day. Children 6 to 11 years of age—30 mg two times a day.
Can I take fexofenadine at night?
As well as taking a non-drowsy antihistamine during the day (such as fexofenadine, cetirizine or loratadine), your doctor may suggest that you take a sedating antihistamine at night time if the itching is making it difficult to sleep.
Is fexofenadine an antibiotic?
Fexofenadine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. It works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
What are the side effects of fexofenadine?
Side effects associated with use of Fexofenadine, include the following:
- Upper respiratory tract infection.
- Back pain.
- Muscle pain.
What is the best time to take fexofenadine?
You should take fexofenadine before a meal where possible. Some people find it helps to swallow the tablet with a drink of water. Try to take the tablets at the same time of day each day, as this will help you to remember to take them.
Does fexofenadine raise blood pressure?
Although these medicines can ease nasal congestion and improve breathing, they can constrict blood vessels throughout the body, making the heart work harder to pump blood. This is what increases blood pressure.