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Fexofenadine (Fexofenadine Hydrochloride) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 6 years of age and older.

Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets are indicated for treatment of uncomplicated skin manifestations of chronic idiopathic urticaria in adults and children 6 of age and older.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride Tablets

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis and Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

Adults and Children 12 Years and Older: The recommended dose of fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets is 60 mg twice daily or 180 mg once daily with water. A dose of 60 mg once daily is recommended as the starting dose in patients with decreased renal function [see Clinical Pharmacology ].

Children 6 to 11 Years: The recommended dose of fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets is 30 mg twice daily with water. A dose of 30 mg once daily is recommended as the starting dose in pediatric patients with decreased renal function [see Clinical Pharmacology ].

DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets USP are available as:

30 mg are pink colored, oval shaped tablets embossed with "192" on one side and "R" on the other side.

60 mg are pink colored, oval shaped tablets embossed with "193" on one side and "R" on the other side.

180 mg are pink colored, oval, beveled edged, biconvex tablets debossed "194" on one side and "R" on the other side.

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