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Wexodine 180mg Tablet

Wexodine 180mg Tablet

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Zee Laboratories

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Wexodine 180mg Tablet

Wexodine 180mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamine or anti-allergic. It is primarily used to treat various kinds of allergies. An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens.’ Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander.

Wexodine 180mg Tablet contains fexofenadine, a non-drowsy antihistamine. It is less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other antihistamines. However, some people still find it makes them feel quite sleepy, which is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as histamine, which is naturally involved in allergic reactions. Wexodine 180mg Tablet is widely used to treat hay fever (an allergy caused by pollen or dust), conjunctivitis (red, itchy eye), eczema (dermatitis), hives (red, raised patches or dots), reactions to insect bites and stings and some food allergies.

You can take Wexodine 180mg Tablet with food or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience headaches, nausea, or dizziness. Most of these side effects of Wexodine 180mg Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

You should not take the Wexodine 180mg Tablet if you are allergic to fexofenadine, are currently breastfeeding, or have severe kidney failure (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/min), urinary retention problem, and fructose intolerance. Do not give this medicine to children who are less than two years of age groups. Check with your doctor if you are taking midodrine to treat low blood pressure and ritonavir or lopinavir for HIV infection. Leave about 2 hours between the times you take Wexodine 180mg Tablet and your indigestion remedies containing aluminium or magnesium.

Uses of Wexodine 180mg Tablet

Treatment of Allergic conditions such as hay fever (an allergy caused by pollen or dust), conjunctivitis (red, itchy eye), eczema (dermatitis), hives (red, raised patches or dots), reactions to insect bites and stings and some food allergies.

Medicinal Benefits

Wexodine 180mg Tablet is known as a non-drowsy antihistamine. It's less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other antihistamines. Wexodine 180mg Tablet provides instant relief from allergic reactions and symptoms by blocking histamine action, a substance which causes immune responses & inflammations in the body. Wexodine 180mg Tablet is widely used to treat hay fever (an allergy caused by pollen or dust), conjunctivitis (red, itchy eye), eczema (dermatitis), hives (red, raised patches or dots), reactions to insect bites and stings and some food allergies.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Oral Suspension/Syrup/Oral drops: Shake the bottle well before use. Check the label for directions and take Wexodine 180mg Tablet in doses as prescribed by your doctor with the help of a measuring cup/dropper provided by the pack.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Wexodine 180mg Tablet

  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Feeling sleepy
  • Headaches
  • Dry mouth
  • Feeling dizzy

Drug Warnings

Patients with a history of cardiovascular disease should be warned that antihistamines as a medicine class have been associated with adverse reactions, tachycardia and palpitations. Wexodine 180mg Tablet isn't normally recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor about the benefits and possible harms of taking Wexodine 180mg Tablet during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing them. It will also depend on how many weeks pregnant you are and the reason you need to take Wexodine 180mg Tablet. Please inform your doctor if you have had a kidney, liver disease, or severe illness. Dose adjustment might be required; the doctor will do it depending upon your disease's condition.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Wexodine 180mg Tablet have interactions with a medicine used to treat low blood pressure (midodrine), a medication to treat fungal infections (ketoconazole), an antibiotic (erythromycin, rifampicin), medications used to treat HIV infection (ritonavir or lopinavir), respiratory disease medicine (theophylline), a decongestant (pseudoephedrine), anti-viral or anti-HIV drugs (ritonavir), and indigestion remedies containing aluminium or magnesium.

Drug-Food Interactions: Consuming large amounts of alcohol and fruit juices, including grapefruit, orange and apple, may decrease the levels of Wexodine 180mg Tablet in your body.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Wexodine 180mg Tablet is contraindicated in liver or kidney disease, heart problems, and epilepsy (fits).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • MIDODRINE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • RITONAVIR
  • THEOPHYLLINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Some anti-inflammatory compounds in ginger can relax membranes in the airways, which could reduce coughing.
  • Staying hydrated is vital for those with a cough or cold. Drinking liquids at room temperature can alleviate cough, runny nose, and sneezing.
  • The immune system is affected by stress and raises the risk of being sick. An individual can exercise regularly, meditate, do deep breathing, and try progressive muscle relaxation techniques to relieve stress.
  • To stay fit and safe, try to sleep 7-9 hours each night.
  • It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. Certain food items are known to cause allergies to you.
  • Maintain personal hygiene and keep your surroundings clean.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Allergy: An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens.’ Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander. Wexodine 180mg Tablet is a non-drowsy antihistamine which makes it less likely to make you feel sleepy compared to other antihistamines or antiallergics.

Hay fever: Hay fever/allergic rhinitis is an allergic reaction to pollen, typically when it comes into contact with the mouth, nose, eyes and throat. Hay fever symptoms include sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, itchy, red or watery eyes, itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears, loss of smell, pain around the temples and forehead, headache, earache and feeling tired.

Eczema: Eczema is a condition in which skin patches become inflamed, itchy, cracked and rough. Some eczema types can also lead to blisters (a small bubble on the skin filled with serum) and are caused by friction, burning, or other damage.

Conjunctivitis is an eye condition caused by infection or allergies. It is also known as red or pink eye. Redness, itching, and tears of the eyes are symptoms. It can also cause discharge or crusting around the eyes.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Wexodine 180mg Tablet as it may cause increased drowsiness.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Wexodine 180mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy unless clearly necessary. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor. It'll also depend on how many weeks pregnant you are and the reason you need to take Wexodine 180mg Tablet.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Caution should be exercised, it is advisable to consult a doctor before using it.

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Driving

Caution

Drive only if you are physically stable and mentally focussed, If you experience drowsiness after taking Wexodine 180mg Tablet you should not drive or operate any machinery or vehicles.

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Liver

Caution

Wexodine 180mg Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Wexodine 180mg Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Children

Caution

Wexodine 180mg Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you are children below the age of 12. Your doctor may adjust your dose depending upon your age.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Village Haripur, Tehsil Raipurani Panchkula - 134204, Haryana, India
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FAQs

Wexodine 180mg Tablet contains fexofenadine (anti-histamine), which is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as ‘histamine,’ which is naturally involved in allergic reactions.
Hay fever is an allergy caused due to outdoor or indoor allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, or tiny flecks of skin and saliva shed by cats, dogs, and other animals with fur or feathers (pet dander). It leads to cold-like symptoms (running nose, watery eyes).
Wexodine 180mg Tablet is known as a non-drowsy antihistamine. It's less likely to make you sleepy than some other antihistamines; however, in some people, it may cause sleepiness and induce drowsiness during the day. Hence you are recommended to take it in the nighttime in case you are experiencing excessive drowsiness during the day.
You should not take Wexodine 180mg Tablet if you have had an allergic reaction to Wexodine 180mg Tablet, food additives containing E218 or E216, are intolerant to lactose or sorbitol, have liver or kidney failure, epilepsy (fits), or difficulty in peeing. Tell your doctor that you are taking Wexodine 180mg Tablet and have booked an allergy test as it might affect the diagnostic result.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take Wexodine 180mg Tablet and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Depending upon the severity of allergic conditions due to allergens, Wexodine 180mg Tablet can be safely taken daily until you get complete relief and as long as your doctor has advised you to take it.
While taking Wexodine 180mg Tablet, avoid drinking grapefruit, orange, or apple juice. It may increase your chances of experiencing side effects.

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