Feksadin (international name - fexofenadine) refers to a group of antihistamines, which block histamine receptors and normalize the status of the membranes of fat cells.
Positive feedback received Feksadin as an effective drug for the treatment of seasonal and chronic allergies.
Structure and Composition Feksadina
The main active ingredient - fexofenadine hydrochloride 120 mg.
Auxiliary components: starch, povidone, silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, purified water.
Feksadin available in tablets, film-coated. The shell of each tablet consists of titanium dioxide, red iron oxide, macrogol, food dye.
Feksadin blocks the process of the release of histamine and has anti-allergic effect.
The therapeutic effect of the drug begins to occur within 60 minutes after the beginning of reception and lasts for 20-24 hours. Feksadin forms bonds to plasma proteins and is partially metabolized.
Feksadin a type of two-phase elimination. The drug is excreted in bile and urine.
Positive feedback has Feksadin as a drug with a rapid anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory action.
At simultaneous reception Feksadina and ketoconazole can dramatically increase the concentration of fexofenadine in plasma. Simultaneous administration of the drug and reduces the bioavailability of antacids. Feksadin can not interact with omeprazole and other drugs which form metabolites in the liver.
Analogues are Feksadina Telfast, Feakes and Allerfeks. These drugs exert similar pharmacological effects, and are effective for the treatment of allergies of various types.
Feksadin indicated for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, itching and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the eyes, hay fever, urticaria, idiopathic type seasonal allergic reactions.
Instructions for use Feksadina
According to the instructions Feksadin need to ingest 120 mg 1 time per day in the treatment of hay fever and rhinitis and idiopathic type of hives - 180 mg 1 time per day. The drug should not be prescribed to children under 6 years and 6 to 12 years, the daily dosage should not exceed 60 mg.
The attending physician must determine the dosage Feksadina according to the formula - "testimony - dose - effect". In the absence of therapeutic effect within 24 hours after receiving the drug should be discontinued. Patients with hepatic and renal failure the drug should be 60 mg per day.
In accordance with the instructions Feksadin may decrease psychomotor reactions. Patients who drives the vehicle and working on dangerous objects, should use caution or restrict their activities.
Before the appointment of the drug is necessary to check the individual patient's response to its components.
Contraindication to Feksadina are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug, pregnancy and lactation, children under 6 years.
Precautions Feksadin prescribed for liver and kidney failure, severe diseases of the digestive system.
Side effects Feksadina
Feksadin can cause headache, dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, anxiety, insomnia.
In some cases, it is developing a syndrome of mental fatigue.
Chronic administration of the drug can occur allergic reactions - skin rash, bronchospasm, urticaria, dyspnea, angioedema.