Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Fexofenadine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Fexofenadine with or without food.
Fexofenadine is available as a suspension (syrup) and as different types of tablets.
If you have been given the suspension, shake the bottle well before taking a dose. Use the measuring spoon or cup given to measure out the dose.
If you have been given the normal or extended-release tablets, swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew on the tablets.
If you have been given the disintegrating tablet, place the tablet on your tongue. The tablet will quickly disintegrate. Do not bite or chew the tablet. Take the disintegrating tablet on an empty stomach.
You may stop taking Fexofenadine once you feel better, unless your doctor has instructed you otherwise.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving Fexofenadine to an elderly person or a child.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have glaucoma, asthma, stomach or intestinal ulcers, prostate problems or difficulty in urination.
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while you are on Fexofenadine.
Do not give Fexofenadine to premature and newborn babies or children below 6 years old.
Do not give Fexofenadine to any child unless advised by the child's doctor or a pharmacist.
Alert your doctor if you have any heart, kidney or liver problems.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Fexofenadine helps to relieve symptoms of cold and allergy, such as runny nose, itch, watery eyes and sneezing. It also helps relieve allergic skin conditions such as hives, itchy rash due to insect bites or chicken pox.
Fexofenadine belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines.
What side effects could I experience?
Fexofenadine may cause drowsiness and dizziness. If you feel drowsy or dizzy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.
Fexofenadine may also cause headache, stomach discomfort, nausea, tiredness, muscle weakness and dry mouth.
Alert your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or refuse to go away.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a tightly closed container, in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
For the disintegrating tablets, do not remove from the original blister package. Keep it in the original package and use once it is opened.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here:
- anxiety medicines, antidepressants or sleeping pills
- other medicines for allergy
- TB medicine such as rifampicin
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.