Tab fx 24 120 mg is an anti-allergy medicine used in the treatment of allergic symptoms such as runny nose, congestion or stuffiness, sneezing, itching, swelling, and watery eyes. It also helps treat skin allergies with itching, redness, or swelling.
tab fx 24 120 mg may be taken with or without food, in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. Do not stop taking it without consulting your doctor.
The most common side effects are headache, drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.
Do not self-medicate or recommend your medicine to another person even if you see the similarity in symptoms. Consult your doctor to get the most benefit. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any problems related to the kidneys, liver, or heart. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine without consulting a doctor.
Relieves symptoms associated with year-round and seasonal allergies, including sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery, red eyes and itchy nose/palate/throat
BENEFITS OF FX 24 TABLET
In Treatment of Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
tab fx 24 120 mg provides relief from symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.
In Treatment of Allergic conditions
tab fx 24 120 mg is effective in treating allergic skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as hives. It reduces the redness, rash, pain, or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant or allergen that may be causing the symptoms. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes. You may only need to take tab fx 24 120 mg on a day you have symptoms or on a regular basis when allergens are most prevalent. Consult with your doctor to get maximum benefits.
HOW TO USE FX 24 TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. tab fx 24 120 mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW FX 24 WORKS
tab fx 24 120 mg blocks a natural substance, histamine that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Fexofenadine is a selectively peripheral H1-blocker. Blockage prevents the activation of the H1 receptors by histamine, preventing the symptoms associated with allergies from occurring.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has directed by you. Check with your doctor or if you are not sure. Do not use for a long period of time unless instructed by a doctor. Take your medicine with water before a meal. This medicine starts to relieve your symptoms within 1 hour and lasts for 24 hours.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FX 24
Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, flushing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing
Feeling sick (nausea)
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:
Stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.
Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
Drowsiness or dizziness:
Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with tab fx 24 120 mg. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
tab fx 24 120 mg may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
tab fx 24 120 mg is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Because of low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of tab fx 24 120 mg would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
tab fx 24 120 mg does not usually affect your ability to drive.
However, you should check that tab fx 24 120 mg does not make you feel sleepy or dizzy before driving or operating machinery.
tab fx 24 120 mg should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of tab fx 24 120 mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
tab fx 24 120 mg is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of tab fx 24 120 mg may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE FX 24 TABLET?
If you miss a dose of tab fx 24 120 mg, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:
Antacids (contains aluminum or magnesium hydroxide)
Histamine H1 Antagonist, Second Generation
Upper Respiratory allergies
Tablet, Oral suspension
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT FX 24
What is the use of FX 24?
It is 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.
What is the best time of day to take FX 24?
Once-daily antihistamines reach their peak efficacy 8 to 12 hours after you take them, so using them at dinnertime or before bed means better control of your daytime symptoms. Consult your doctor for advice.
Is it okay to take antihistamine everyday?
Based on your symptoms, you can take antihistamines: Every day, to help keep daily symptoms under control. Use when you have symptoms. Consult your doctor for advice.