About Fegra M Tablet
Fegra M Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion or stuffiness.
Fegra M 10mg/120mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a 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. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, skin rash, flu-like symptoms, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.
Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Uses of Fegra M Tablet
- Treats allergic rhinitis in adults and in adolescents (aged 15 years of above)
How Fegra M Tablet Works
Fegra M Tablet reduces the unpleasant symptoms of allergic rhinitis, where fexofenadine acts by antagonizing the effects of histamine (a substance that cause allergic reaction) on the surface of cells and montelukast acts by blocking the leukotriene receptor, thus leading to a relaxation in smooth muscle, which in turn decreases swelling and inflammation in the airways.
Side Effect of Fegra M Tablet
Common Side Effect
- Drowsiness or dizziness
- Nausea and vomiting
- Infections of upper respiratory tract
- Skin rashes
Uncommon Side Effect
- Tiredness, sleepiness
- Behavior and mood related changes (irritability, dream abnormalities, including nightmares, trouble sleeping, sleepwalking, anxious, restlessness)
- Tingling, prickling or numbness sensation
- Indigestion, dry mouth
- Bruising, itching
- Muscle cramps, joint or muscle pain
- Bedwetting in children
- Weakness, feeling unwell, swelling
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