Fexofenadine Dosage

What is the recommended dosage of fexofenadine for adults?

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What is the recommended dosage of fexofenadine for adults?

Adults and children over the age of 12 should take 60 mg of Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets USP twice a day, or 180 mg once a day with water. A starting dose of 60 mg once daily is recommended for patients with decreased renal function.

  • Can I take fexofenadine 180 mg twice daily?

Can I take 2 fexofenadine? You should take one tablet (180 mg) of fexofenadine once a day. It is recommended that children take two pills a day. Some people report feeling sleepy after taking fexofenadine, even though it is considered a non-drowsy antihistamine.

Are there any negative effects to cutting fexofenadine in half?

Extended-release tablets should not be crushed or chewed. Releasing all of the drug at once can increase the risk of side effects. Do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so.[1]

  • Can I cut fexofenadine in half?

Can you be allergic to fexofenadine? If you experience any of the following, call your doctor immediately: breathing problems, swelling in your extremities, an irregular or fast heartbeat, sudden dizziness or lightheadedness, or yellowing of your skin or eyes. If you have an allergic reaction, get emergency medical help if you experience hives, difficulty breathing, swelling in your face, lips, tongue or throat. You should contact your doctor immediately if you experience flu-like symptoms such as fever, chills, or fatigue after taking fexofenadine.

Can I take two fexofenadine pills?

You should not take a double dose of fexofenadine if you forget to take a dose. If your doctor prescribed the medication, take the next dose at the usual time.

  • Can I double up on fexofenadine?

Is fexofenadine the same as Claritin? There are two types of over-the-counter (OTC) medications that can provide relief from allergy symptoms: Allegra and Claritin. Both of these antihistamines work by blocking histamine from binding to H1 receptors. This action prevents you from having allergy symptoms. While these drugs share a similar mode of action, they are not identical.

Is it safe to take 240 mg of fexofenadine?

The pharmacokinetics of fexofenadine hydrochloride are linear for oral doses up to a total daily dose of 240 mg (120 mg taken twice daily).[2]

  • Can I take 240 mg of fexofenadine?

Does fexofenadine stop itching? It can be used to relieve symptoms of urticaria in adults and children 6 months of age or older. Some symptoms that might occur are itching and rash. Fexofenadine is an antihistamine medication used to relieve allergy symptoms.

Can fexofenadine be dissolved?

Put the tablet on your tongue and let it dissolve without chewing. As the tablet dissolves, swallow it several times. If your symptoms get worse or don't improve, call your doctor. Store fexofenadine in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.[3]

  • Can you dissolve fexofenadine?

Why cant you drink orange juice with fexofenadine? I need to go to the book store I'd like to visit the bookstore.

How long does it take for fexofenadine to be halved in the body?

The average time it takes for half of the fexofenadine to be eliminated from the body is 14.4 hours after taking 60 mg, twice a day. Human mass balance studies have shown that approximately 80% of the fexofenadine hydrochloride dose is recovered in the feces, and approximately 11% is recovered in urine.[4]

  • What is the half life of fexofenadine?

References

  1. https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-5485/allegra-d-12-hour-oral/details
  2. https://www.drugs.com/pro/fexofenadine.html
  3. https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/d04040a1
  4. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2000/20872lbl.pdf

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