1. What DOXAFIN (clarinex) is and what it is used for
DOXAFIN 5 mg film tablets are available in packages containing 20 or 30 tablets. DOXAFIN is an antiallergic drug that does not cause drowsiness. It helps to control allergic reactions and allergy symptoms.
DOXAFIN relieves symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, nasal discharge and itching, itching of the palate and itching, redness or tearing of the eyes (eg hay fever, allergy to house dust mites).
DOXAFIN is also used to relieve itching along with urticaria, and to eliminate symptoms such as swelling and redness on the skin.
These symptoms will be relieved all day long and help you regain your normal daily activities and sleep.
2.How to use DOXAFIN (clarinex)?
Instructions for proper use and dose/frequency of administration
Adults and children 12 years and older: Take one tablet once a day. Take the tablet with water, with or without food.
Regarding the duration of treatment, your doctor will determine the type of allergic rhinitis you have and will decide how long you should take DOXAFIN (Clarinex).
If your allergic rhinitis is intermittent (symptoms are present less than 4 days a week or for less than 4 weeks), your doctor will evaluate the history of the disease and recommend a treatment program accordingly.
If your allergic rhinitis is the persistent/persistent type (symptoms are present for 4 days or more per week and for more than 4 weeks), your doctor may recommend a longer treatment.
The duration of treatment for urticaria may differ from patient to patient, so you should follow your doctor’s instructions.
Application route and method
Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Continue to take the tablets for the period specified by your doctor.
different age groups
Use in children
Use in the elderly
Use in the elderly
The efficacy and safety of DOXAFIN (Clarinex) have not yet been established in the elderly.
Special use cases
There are no data on its use in hepatic impairment.
Use in kidney failure
DOXAFIN (Clarinex) should be used with caution in severe renal impairment.
If you have the impression that the effect of DOXAFIN (Clarinex) is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you use more DOXAFIN than you should
Use DOXAFIN only as it was prescribed for you. Serious problems associated with accidental overdose are not expected.
If you have used more than you should use from DOXAFIN (Clarinex), talk to a doctor or pharmacist.
3. What are the possible side effects?
Like all medicines, there may be side effects in people who are sensitive to the substances contained in DOXAFIN (Clarinex).
Uncommon: dry mouth, headache.
These are mild side effects of DOXAFIN (Clarinex).
Very rare: Allergic reactions (difficulty in breathing, wheezing, itching, urticaria (hives), rash), hallucinations, stroke, restlessness with increased body movement, palpitations, accelerated heartbeat, abnormal liver function tests, liver inflammation, dizziness, physical and mental hyperactivity, stomach pain, nausea (sickness), vomiting, diarrhea, insomnia, drowsiness, myalgia, bloating,