Fexofenadine Hydrochloride Tablets


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Fexofenadine HCL Tablets an antihistamine pharmaceutical drug sold under the brand name FILFAST – 120 is used in the treatment of symptoms of allergy like hay fever and urticaria. A selective peripheral H1 blocker fexofenadine is classified as a second-generation antihistamine as it is less able to pass the blood-brain barrier. Fexofenadine helps in the binding of peripheral H1 – receptors in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, blood vessels & bronchial smooth muscle. It helps in preventing the binding of histamine to peripheral H1 – receptors to prevent their activation.

Uses Of Fexofenadine HCL Tablets 

Being an antihistamine the medication helps in treating the symptoms of allergies such as

  • Watery eyes
  • Runny nose
  • Itching eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Hay fever
  • Food allergies
  • Eczema

Directions For Use

The person should take the medication as per the advice of the doctor. The person should swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. It is recommended not to chew, crush or break the tablet. The tablet should be taken at least 2 times every day with a gap of 12 hours. The doctor will prescribe the dose as per the medical condition of the person.

Side Effects of Fexofenadine HCL Tablets

There are certain side effects that are to be taken care of. The person should carefully take the medication. If he thinks that side effects are becoming serious and are making him uncomfortable then he should consult the doctor. Some of the common side effects that can occur are as follows::

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Stomach upset
  • Rash
  • Itching

Precautions To Be Taken

While taking the Fexofenadine HCL Tablets the precautions are a major for the person to consider. Although the person feels better after taking this medication. Still, there are some precautions that are to be taken care of. If the person doesn’t take care of the precaution then the health of the person can be affected. While and before taking this medication, the following are the precautions that are to be considered :

  • Before the use of this medication, the person should tell the doctor about the medical history including kidney and liver problems
  • If the person is suffering from some allergies or is allergic to the medication then he should consult the doctor beforehand.
  • Before the intake of this medication if the woman is pregnant or is breastfeeding then she should understand the risks and benefits of the medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques: Is Fexofenadine HCL Tablets a habit-forming medication?

No, this is not a habit-forming medication. But it is advised to take the medication as long as the doctor has advised taking it.

Ques: Can the person take this medication for a long interval?

The person should take this medication as long as the doctor has prescribed him to take it. Taking medication for a long interval can affect the health of the person.

Additional information
Brand Name



Fexofenadine Hydrochloride 120 mg

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