Fexofenadine

Details About Generic Salt ::  Fexofenadine 

Main Medicine Class:: Respiratory System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Histamines and Nasal Decongestants

6B. ANTI-HISTAMINES AND NASAL DECONGESTANTS in 6. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
FEXOFENADINE
H1-BLOCKER (SECOND-GENERATION) | ANTI-ALLERGIC
also comes under 14C. Anti-Allergics in 14. Immunology & Allergy
PK: A: Rapid M: Intestinal mucosa & hepatic E: Feces & urine

Indications & Dose: IDIOPATHIC URTICARIA Chronic PO Adult 60mg BID or 180 mg OD Child 6 months to <2 yr: 15mg BID, 2-11 yr: 30mg BID, >12 yr: 60mg BID or 180 mg OD Elderly 60mg OD | SEASONAL ALLERGIC RHINITIS PO Adult 60mg BID or 180 mg OD Child 2-11 yr: 30mg BID, >12 yr: 60mg BID or 180 mg OD Elderly 60mg OD

Contra: Hypersensitivity, disintegrating tablet in children <6 yr

Precautions: Renal impairment, children <6 months, do not administer with fruit juices

ADR: Others: Headache, otitis media, nausea, dyspepsia, dysmenorrhea, URTI, viral infect, drowsiness, fatigue, vomiting, dizziness, myalgia

DDI: Serious Itraconazole increases drug level (wheal & flare reaction), Antacids modestly reduces drug levels, Ritonavir/Lopinavir/Verapamil raises drug levels

Diet: Disintegrating tab: on empty stomach

Monitor: Relief of symptoms

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