Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets
Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Histafree-M tablet is used for symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is an anti-allergic medicine. Histafree-M relieves symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny & stuffy nose, sneezing, it...
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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Fexofenadine(120.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsNausea, headache, dizziness, stomach pain
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Histafree-M tablet is used in adults to treat allergic rhinitis (symptoms include runny & stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, blockage in airways and other allergic symptoms).

Contraindications of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you are allergic to montelukast or fexofenadine or any of the components of Histafree-M tablet.

Side effects of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Throat infection
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Histafree-M tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Histafree-M tablet can be used during pregnancy only if your doctor considers it necessary.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Histafree-M tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Histafree-M tablet should not be taken while breastfeeding. However, consult your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Histafree-M tablet?
A:
Histafree-M tablet may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Histafree-M tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Histafree-M tablet as it can worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have medical conditions like kidney or liver function problem, asthma etc.
  • You are experiencing rapid heartbeats, palpitations and excessive sweating.
  • You have any blood disorder, abnormal blood count and swelling of blood vessels.
  • You have any joint disorder or muscle weakness.
  • You are suffering from any brain-related problems like aggression, anxiety, abnormal dreams, lack of sleep, irritation, restlessness or suicidal thoughts.
  • You have a known allergy to aspirin or other painkillers or you are above 65 years of age.

Mode of Action of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast works by blocking the action of allergic mediators leukotrienes by binding to leukotriene receptors and helps in relieving the symptoms of allergy.
  • Fexofenadine works by blocking the action of the natural substance histamine which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.

Directions for Use of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Swallow Histafree-M tablet with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the tablet.
  • Take this medicine exactly as instructed by your doctor and do not consume it more than that prescribed.

Interactions of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Histafree-M tablet along with antibiotics such as erythromycin, antifungal medicines such as Ketoconazole can increase the blood levels of this medicine.
  • There should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the administration of Histafree-M tablet and antacids containing aluminium and magnesium.
  • Medicines that act on the brain to produce calmness if taken along with this tablet may reduce alertness and impair performance.
  • Other medicines such as Rifampicin, Phenobarbital, Gemfibrozil and Phenytoin should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid having grapefruit juice, orange or apple as it may interfere with the activity of Histafree-M tablet.

Storage and disposal of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store Histafree-M tablets at room temperature, protected from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Keep it away from children and pets. Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet ...
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Dosage of Histafree M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include stomach pain, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, vomiting, tiredness, altered mental state and dry mouth. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit th...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Histafree-M tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the Histafree-M tablet used for?

A: Histafree-M tablet is used to manage symptoms of allergic rhinitis or hay fever such as runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking this medicine?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • This medicine may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping...
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Q: Can I take Histafree-M tablet along with orange juice?

A: Histafree-M tablet should not be taken along with grapefruit juice, apple and orange.

Q: Can I stop taking Histafree-M tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should take Histafree-M tablet for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Stopping this medicine in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking my medicine?

A: Try to take your medicine at the same time every day. Try connecting your medicine with daily activities such as brushing your teeth at night or having your dinner. This may help you remember to take it. Keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go at the time you need to take your medicine.

Q: Is it safe to take Histafree-M tablet daily?

A: You should not take Histafree-M tablet for more than the prescribed duration. Always take the medicine as instructed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. The frequency and duration of taking the medicine are decided based on your health condition and its severity.

Q: What is the composition of Histafree-M tablet?

A: The composition of Histafree-M tablet includes montelukast and fexofenadine, which is an anti-allergic medicine.

Q: Can Histafree-M tablet be used for cold?

A: Yes, Histafree M tablet is used to treat symptoms of a cold. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine based on the severity of the symptoms and your condition. Thus you should not self-medicate.

Q: When should I take Histafree-M tablet?

A: You can take Histafree-M at any time of the day, as per the requirement or as advised by the doctor. But it would be best if taken before bedtime, as it may cause drowsiness sometimes, as a side effect.

Q: What are the side effects of Histafree M?

A: Nausea, headache, dizziness, cough, stomach pain, etc., are a few common side effects of Histafree-M. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: Is Histafree-M an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic medicine. Tab Histafree-M is an anti-allergic medicine used to provide relief from allergic rhinitis characterized by watery eyes, runny or blocked nose, itching, sneezing and hives (skin rash).
Last Updated on: 21 Apr 2022 | 08:09 PM (IST)

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