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Texa Allergy Uses, Dosage, Side effect and More

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 Texa Allergy is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic inflammation of the nasal airways due to allergens. This medicine works by blocking the action of an allergic substance in the body. Texa Allergy Tablet is also used to relieve allergic symptoms present throughout the year (perennial allergic rhinitis) and to treat long-term hives induced by allergies caused by food or medicines.
Texa allergy
Antihistamines
Texa Allergy belongs to the Antihistamines class of medicines. Antihistamines help in relieving allergic symptoms. They do so by blocking the effects of histamines. Histamines are produced by the body and in turn cause fever, itching, sneezing, a runny nose, or watery eyes in allergic conditions.

How to use

Read the directions on the product label, patient guide, or medicine guide provided by the medicine company or your pharmacist before starting to use Texa Allergy Tablet. If you have any questions related to this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Use this medicine as recommended by your doctor.
Texa Allergy Tablet is used with or without food.

Typical Dosage

The typical dose of Texa Allergy is 5 mg-10 mg once a day. The usual dose for children is 5 mg/5 ml-10 mg/10 ml (1-2 teaspoons) once daily for children 6-11 years in case of syrup formulation. Texa Allergy is commonly used at the same time every day.
To decrease the possibility of side effects, you might be recommended to use the extended-release form of this medicine by your doctor. The extended-release medicine helps in maintaining a steady level of the medicine in your body for a longer period of time. Do not crush or chew the medicine, unless indicated on the package or by your doctor.
If you are using the chewable tablet form of this medicine, make sure you chew the medicine before you swallow it.
If using the liquid form of this medicine, measure the dose using the provided measuring cup, spoon, or dropper. Before pouring the medicine into the measuring device, you should check the measurement markings carefully. Then, pour the dose amount into the device. After use, clean and store the measuring device in a safe place for your next use. You should not use a tablespoon or teaspoon as the dose-measuring device since it can result in an incorrect dose. If indicated on the product package, shake the medicine before use.

Talk to Your Doctor

Talk to your doctor if your condition worsens. If you have any kidney disease, the dose will have to be adjusted according to children age and body weight. On the other hand, in patients of 12 years and older, a daily dose of 5 mg is recommended. If you have issues with the health of your liver, a dose of 5 mg once daily is recommended in patients from 12 years and older, and a lower dose is recommended in patients aged 6 to 11 years.

Use in Children

If you are giving Texa Allergy tablets to a child, be sure to use a product that is meant for children. Before giving this medicine to a child, use the child’s weight or age to find the right dose from the product package. You can also read the dosage section of this page to know the correct dose for your child. Else, consult with your doctor and follow their recommendation.

Avoid Alcohol

Avoid the consumption of alcohol with Texa Allergy.

Storage

You should store Texa Allergy Tablet at room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F), and away from moisture. Store the medicine away from the reach of children and pets.
Medicines may be prescribed for uses other than those listed in the medication guide. Do not use Texa Allergy Tablet for conditions for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Texa Allergy tablets to other people who might have the same conditions or symptoms that you have. Self-medication may harm them.

How to take Texa Allergy

Your dose may depend on several personal factors. You should consult with your doctor to find out the dose that is best for you. The dose of Texa Allergy depends on the following factors:
  • patient’s age
  • patient’s health
  • the health of the patient’s liver
  • the health of the patient’s kidneys
  • medicines recommended by your doctor
  • any other medicines in use
  • herbal supplements consumed
  • response to treatment

Texa Allergy Dosage

Adult
  • Recommended: 5 -10 mg once daily
  • Maximum: 10 mg/day
Children (children of 6 years and above)
  • Recommended: 5-10 mg once daily
  • Maximum: 10 mg/day
Children (2-5 years)
  • Initial: 2.5 mg /2.5 ml (½ teaspoon) once daily (for syrup)
  • Maximum: 2.5 mg /2.5 ml (½ teaspoon) every 12 hours or 5 mg/ 5ml (1 teaspoon) per day (for syrup)
Children (6 months to less than 2 years)
  • Recommended: 2.5 mg /2.5 ml (½ teaspoon) once daily (for syrup)
  • Maximum: 2.5 mg /2.5 ml (½ teaspoon) every 12 hours or 5 mg/ 5ml (1 teaspoon) per day (for syrup)
Children (6 -11 years)
  • Initial: 5 mg/5 ml or 10 mg/10 ml (1 or 2 teaspoons) once daily (for syrup)
Older Adults
  • Recommended: 10 mg/day

Minimum Age

6 months

Forms

Tablet
Strength: 5mg, 10 mg
Oral solution
Strength: 5 mg/5 ml
Oral syrup
Strength: 5 mg/5 ml

Missed Dose

A missed dose should be taken as early as you remember it. However, if the time for the next dose is almost there, then the missed dose should be skipped, and the regular dosing schedule should be continued. Avoid taking a repeated dose to make up for a missed dose.

Overdose

What to do if you overdose on Texa Allergy?
If the overdose has happened within a short period of ingestion, the harmful effects can be reduced by inducing gastric lavage (cleaning out the harmful substances of the stomach). No specific antidote is available for an overdose of Texa Allergy. However, the treatment according to the symptoms should be given immediately. The use of activated charcoal can be considered as an alternative treatment. Activated charcoal is a form of carbon that has small and low-volume pores. These pores help trap chemicals as in the case of poisoning.
Symptoms of an overdose of Texa Allergy
If you use too much of this medicine, it could lead to dangerous levels of the medicine in your body. In such cases, symptoms of an overdose may include:
  • confusion
  • diarrhea
  • dilation of the pupil of the eye
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • fatigue
  • feeling of discomfort
  • headache
  • inability to completely empty the bladder
  • rapid heart rate
  • restlessness
  • severe itching of the skin
  • sleepiness
  • tremor
  • unconsciousness

Precautions while using Texa Allergy

Before you use Texa Allergy, tell your doctor about your medical and health history including the following:
  • abnormality in the functioning of kidneys
  • abnormality in liver function
  • allergic to Texa Allergy
  • epilepsy
  • inability to completely empty the bladder
  • prior history of using tranquilizers or sedatives
  • prostate enlargement (prostatic hyperplasia)
  • spinal cord injury (spinal cord lesion)
  • use of central nervous system depressants
This medicine increases the risk of harmful effects in patients with an abnormality in the functioning of kidneys and worsens the condition of the inability to empty the bladder completely. Patients who are taking tranquilizers, sedatives, and central nervous system depressants, may cause drowsiness and reduce the functioning of the central nervous system.
Before you use Texa Allergy Tablet, discuss with your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical records to record this information. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any of the following substances: hydroxyzine, or piperazine.

Seizures

Texa Allergy Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Be careful when using any machinery, driving a vehicle, or doing any other activity that needs you to be fully alert. The consumption of alcohol with a Texa Allergy Tablet can worsen sleepiness. Texa Allergy Tablets may cause rarely seizures in some people. If you perform any activities where a loss of consciousness may cause harm to you (or others), you should discuss this with your doctor.

Use in Pregnancy

The use of Texa Allergy during pregnancy should only be when required. There is no sufficient data for clinical studies in pregnant women.

Use while Breastfeeding

The use of Texa Allergy Tablet is not safe for use in women who are breastfeeding. If you are breastfeeding a baby, discuss with your doctor if you should either discontinue breastfeeding or stop using this medicine while breastfeeding. This medicine may pass into breast milk.

Use while Conceiving

Consult with your doctor on the use of Texa Allergy, if you are trying to conceive.

Alcohol

Avoid consuming alcohol together with Texa Allergy. Drinking alcohol may cause a reduction in mental alertness and abnormal functioning of the central nervous system.

Increased Risks

This medicine may increase your sensitivity to sunlight. If this happens, use a sunscreen and cover your skin when you are outdoors. Limit your time in the sun.

Side-effects in Children

Texa Allergy may cause an increased risk of side effects in children. Children using this medicine may see an increased risk of stomach pain, headache, inflammation of the pharynx, drowsiness, diarrhea, bleeding from the nose, difficulty in breathing, nausea, vomiting, inflammation inside the nose, fatigue, and coughing.

What precautions should be taken during Pregnancy and Nursing, and administering Texa Allergy to Children or the Older Adults?

Pregnant Women

Only When Necessary
Warning: There is no sufficient data for clinical studies in pregnant women.

Breastfeeding

Contraindicated or Not Recommended
Warning: Take necessary precautions while prescribing this medicine to breastfeeding mother.

Younger Adults Population

No Known Risk
Warning: The safety and effectiveness of Texa Allergy in children under the age of 6 months have not been confirmed yet.

Older Adults Population

Precaution
Warning: In elderly patients with abnormal functioning of kidneys, careful dose selection is needed.

Texa Allergy Side-effects

The following side-effects may commonly occur when using Texa Allergy Tablet. If any of these side effects worsen or last for a long time, you should consult with your doctor:
  • bleeding from the nose (epistaxis)
  • coughing
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • inflammation of the pharynx
  • nausea
  • pain or irritation of the throat
  • sleepiness
  • stomach pain
  • tightening of the muscles of lungs (bronchospasm)
  • tiredness
  • vomiting
The following side-effects may commonly occur in children when using Texa Allergy Tablet. Discuss with your doctor if any of these side-effects last for a long time or are severe:
  • bleeding from the nose
  • coughing
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • inflammation inside the nose
  • inflammation of the pharynx
  • nausea
  • sleepiness
  • stomach pain
  • tightening of the muscles of lungs
  • vomiting
Rarely, the use of Texa Allergy Tablet may cause the following side-effects:
  • a feeling of excitement
  • abnormal bleeding between periods
  • abnormal coordination
  • abnormal growth in the nasal passage
  • abnormal hair growth on the body
  • abnormal sensation of tingling
  • acne
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • allergic reaction to a medicine
  • amnesia
  • back pain
  • bad dreams
  • blindness
  • chest pain
  • convulsions
  • damage of ear
  • dark feces with blood
  • deafness
  • decreased interest in sex
  • decreased taste sensitivity
  • dehydration
  • difficulty in speaking
  • difficulty in urination
  • drooping of the upper eyelid
  • dry skin
  • dryness of the eye
  • ear pain
  • enlarged stomach
  • excessive production of urine
  • facial swelling
  • fainting
  • feeling of discomfort
  • female breast pain
  • fluid-filled blisters
  • flushing
  • gas formation in the stomach
  • hair loss
  • hives
  • hot flashes
  • inability to control urination
  • inability to properly identify the smell
  • increase in physical sensitivity
  • increased appetite
  • increased muscle tone
  • increased salivation
  • increased sweating
  • increased weight
  • indigestion
  • inflammation inside the nose
  • inflammation of the lung
  • inflammation of the urinary bladder
  • inflammation of the vagina
  • insomnia
  • itchy inflammation of the skin
  • joint pain
  • lack of energy
  • leg cramps
  • leg swelling due to fluid build up in the legs
  • liver function abnormal
  • loss of ability of the eyes to focus
  • loss of body movements
  • memory problems
  • migraine
  • mood changes
  • muscle pain
  • muscle weakness
  • nervousness
  • painful periods
  • painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • painful swelling of the joint
  • painful urination
  • palpitation
  • rashes due to allergic reactions
  • ringing in the ears
  • severe itching of the skin
  • skin nodule
  • swelling around the eyes
  • swollen and enlarged lymph nodes
  • swollen tongue
  • swollen veins in the anus and rectum
  • thickening of the skin
  • thirst
  • tongue discoloration
  • tooth cavities
  • tremor
  • uncontrolled muscle movement (dystonia/dyskinesia/tics/hyperkinesia)
  • vertigo
  • whitish or yellowish discharge from the vagina
The following severe side-effects may also occur when using Texa Allergy Tablet:
  • blood and lymphatic disorder
    Symptoms: low levels of thrombocytes in the blood
  • life-threatening allergic reaction |
  • metabolism and nutrition disorder
    Symptoms: high blood glucose levels
  • mental disorders
    Symptoms: confusion, depression, hallucinations, anxiety suicidal thoughts
  • eye disorders
    Symptoms: inflammation of the eye (conjunctivitis), damage to eye nerve (glaucoma) bleeding in the eyes (ocular hemorrhage)
  • nervous system disorder
    Symptoms: inflammation of the spinal cord (myelitis), eating disorder (anorexia) inability to completely empty the bladder
  • heart disorders
    Symptoms: heart failure, high blood pressure rapid heart rate
  • stomach or intestinal disorders
    Symptoms: constipation, inflammation of the stomach (gastritis) bleeding in the rectum (rectal hemorrhage)
  • skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders
    Symptoms: swelling of the lower layer of the skin allergic reaction to the sun
  • urinary and genital disorders
    Symptoms: blood in the urine urinary tract infection
Your doctor has prescribed this medicine because they judge that the benefit is greater than the risk posed by side-effects. Many people using this medicine do not have serious cases of side-effects. This page does not contain a complete list of all possible side-effects.
If you experience side-effects or notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice.

Side-effects and Allergic Reactions of Texa Allergy by Severity and Frequency

Common Side-effects

Following are the common side-effects of this medicine:
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchospasm
  • coughing
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • epistaxis
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pharyngitis
  • somnolence
  • sore throat
  • tiredness
  • vomiting

Infrequent and Rare Side-effects

Following are the infrequent and rare side-effects of this medicine:
  • abnormal coordination
  • abnormal hepatic function
  • accommodation disorder
  • acne
  • aggravated tooth caries
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • alopecia
  • amnesia
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • ataxia
  • back pain
  • blindness
  • bullous eruption
  • chest pain
  • convulsions
  • cystitis
  • deafness
  • decreased libido
  • dehydration
  • dermatitis
  • dysgeusia
  • dyskinesia
  • dysmenorrhea
  • dyspepsia
  • dystonia
  • dystonia
  • dysuria
  • earache
  • eczema
  • enlarged abdomen
  • face edema
  • fatigue
  • flatulence
  • flushing
  • hemorrhoids
  • hot flashes
  • hyperkeratosis
  • hyperkinesia
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypertonia
  • hypertrichosis
  • increased appetite
  • increased salivation
  • increased weight
  • insomnia
  • leg cramps
  • leg edema
  • leukorrhea
  • lymphadenopathy
  • malaise
  • melena
  • menorrhagia
  • micturition
  • migraine
  • muscle weakness
  • myalgia
  • nasal polyp
  • nervousness
  • ototoxicity
  • palpitation
  • paresthesia
  • paroniria
  • parosmia
  • periorbital edema
  • polyuria
  • pruritus
  • ptosis
  • rhinitis
  • syncope
  • thirst
  • tinnitus
  • tongue discoloration
  • tongue edema
  • tremor
  • ulcerative stomatitis
  • urinary incontinence
  • urticaria
  • vaginitis
  • vertigo
  • xerophthalmia

Severe Side-effects

The following are the severe side effects of this medicine:
  • anaphylactic shock
  • angioedema
  • anorexia
  • anxiety
  • blurred vision
  • confusion
  • conjunctivitis
  • constipation
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dyspnea
  • gastritis
  • generalized edema
  • glaucoma
  • hallucinations
  • heart failure
  • hematuria
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypertension
  • hyperventilation
  • menorrhagia
  • myelitis
  • ocular hemorrhage
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • pneumonia
  • rectal hemorrhage
  • sinusitis
  • stupor
  • suicidal ideation
  • tachycardia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • upper respiratory tract infections
  • urinary retention
  • urinary tract infection
  • vaginitis

Side-effects in Children

Following are the side-effects of this medicine in young patients:
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchospasm
  • coughing
  • diarrhea
  • drowsiness
  • epistaxis
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pharyngitis
  • rhinitis
  • vomiting

Mild Allergic Reactions

Following are the symptoms of mild allergic reactions to this medicine:
  • difficulty in breathing
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • rash itchiness
  • sudden wheeziness
  • swelling of the eyelids
  • swelling of the face
  • swelling of the lips
  • swelling of the throat

Serious Allergic Reactions

The following are the symptoms of serious allergic reactions to this medicine:
  • anaphylactic shock
  • angioedema
  • photosensitivity reaction
If you experience side effects or notice other side effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice.

Warnings

Epilepsy

Patients with epilepsy are at increased risk of convulsions when using this medicine. This medicine should only be used after consultation with the doctor.

Kidney or Liver Diseases

Patients with kidney or liver disease are at increased risk when using this medicine. A lower dose is recommended in patients with liver or kidney problems after consultation with the doctor.

Tranquilizers or Sedatives

Patients taking sleep-inducing medicines are at an increased risk when using this medicine. These medicines may increase the risk of drowsiness. Patients should ask a doctor before using Texa Allergy.

Alcohol Consumption

Patients consuming alcohol are at increased risk when using this medicine. Patients may see an increased risk of reduced mental alertness and drowsiness. Patients should avoid alcohol consumption when using this medicine.

Central Nervous System Depressants

Patients taking central nervous system depressants are at increased risk when using this medicine. When this medicine is used with central nervous system depressants may reduce mental alertness and alter the functioning of the central nervous system. Patients should avoid the use of central nervous system depressants with Texa Allergy.

Family History of Fructose Intolerance

Patients with family history of fructose intolerance are at increased risk when using this medicine. Avoid the use of this medicine in such conditions.

Spinal Cord Injury and Prostatic Enlargement

Patients with spinal cord injury and enlarged prostate gland are at increased risk when using this medicine. These patients are at increased risk of inability to completely emptying the urinary bladder while using this medicine. Take the necessary precautions while using this medicine.

Interactions with Texa Allergy

When two or more medicines are taken together, it can change how the medicines work and increase the risk of side-effects. In medical terms, this is called as a Drug Interaction.
This page does not contain all the possible interactions of Texa Allergy Tablet. Share a list of all medicines that you use with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any medicines without the approval of your doctor.

Central Nervous System Depressants

There may be an interaction of Texa Allergy with central nervous system depressants, which are used to treat insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks, and seizures. The use of Texa Allergy with central nervous system depressants may reduce the mental alertness and alter the functioning of the central nervous system. Patients should avoid the use of central nervous system depressants with Texa Allergy.

Xanthine Derivatives

Texa Allergy Tablet may interact with theophylline, which is used to treat wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. The high dose of theophylline (400 mg) may slightly decrease the removal of Texa Allergy from the body.

Interactions of Texa Allergy by Severity

Severe

The following medicines are usually not to be taken together without consulting with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Central Nervous System Depressant

Moderate

The following medicines may interact when taken together and can increase your risk of harmful effects. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking these medicines together.
  • Theophylline

When should Texa Allergy be not used?

Allergic to Texa Allergy

This medicine should not be used in patients who are allergic to it.

Allergic to Hydroxyzine

This medicine should not be used in patients who are allergic to it.

Allergic to Piperazine Derivatives

This medicine should not be used in patients who are allergic to it.

Patients with Severe Kidney Problems

This medicine should not be used in patients suffering from severe kidney problems.

Family History of Galactose Intolerance

This medicine should not be used in patients with a family history of galactose intolerance and Lapp lactase deficiency.

Inability to Completely Empty the Urinary Bladder

This medicine should not be used in patients who are unable to empty the urinary bladder completely.

Expired Medication

Taking a single dose of expired Texa Allergy is unlikely to cause a side effect. However, please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, if you feel unwell or sick. An expired medicine may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use an expired drug. You are much safer by always keeping a fresh supply of unexpired medicines.

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