Fexofenadine is a medication used for fast, non-drowsy relief
from the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies.
Each tablet contains 120mg of the active ingredient Fexofenadine
Hydrochloride which is a non-sedating antihistamine.
Symptoms of Hay Fever can include
runny or blocked nose
red or watery eyes
throat, mouth, nose and ears
around your temples and forehead
One a day fexofenadine can help treat these symptoms.
How to take
Fexofenadine tablets should be taken once daily, ideally at the same time each day.
Swallow each tablet whole, without chewing or crushing with water before a meal.
Apple juice and orange juice can reduce the efficacy of fexofenadine - try not to consume either within 1hr of taking fexofenadine.
Fexofenadine is most effective when taken regularly on a daily basis.
If you miss a dose – do not double-dose to make up for it; simply take your next dose as scheduled.
You can use fexofenadine safely in combination with other remedies for hay fever including eye drops and nose sprays. Fexofenadine should not be combined with other antihistamines.
Feel free to get in touch with one of our experienced pharmacists if you have any questions or would like to know more.
As with any medication fexofenadine can cause side effects in some people - although not everybody will experience these.
Before you take fexofenadine it is important to familiarise yourself with the patient information leaflet which is included with your order.
If you have any concerns or queries you can contact us to discuss with one of our experienced pharmacists.
Some of the side effects can include:
Other less common side effects can include:
- Rash / Itchy skin
- Irregular heartbeat
Warnings and Cautions
Apple and orange juice can reduce the efficacy of fexofenadine - avoid drinking either within 1 hour of taking your fexofenadine dose.
It is not advised to drink alcohol within 1 hour of taking your fexofenadine as the alcohol in combination with the fexofenadine can have a sedative effective and exacerbate any potential side effects.
It is advised not to combine fexofenadine with any of the following medications:
If you suffer from any kidney or liver problems, have heart disease or are elderly it is advised to seek further medical advice before taking fexofenadine - you can either contact one of our pharmacists or your GP.
Fexofenadine is not recommended in pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs potential risks to the unborn infant; nor is it recommended in patients who are breast-feeding.
For an accurate list of ingredients please consult the patient information leaflet included with your order.
If you have any questions prior to ordering just get in touch and our friendly team of experts will be more than happy to assist.