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Patient N who came in with complains of seasonal allergic rhinitis and was prescribed Fexofenadine by doctor M. Patient N visits Dr. M with complains that even after taking the drug no relief was provided. What could be the contributing factor which lead to failure of the drug action ?

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POSSIBLY... ...THE. PATIENT. HAS. TAKEN... ...... FEXOFENADINE.... WITH.. ... FRUIT. JUICES.... ...AND. THAT. RESULTED. IN... ...NEGLIGIBLE. ABSORPTION. OF... FEXOFENADINE....IN. G I T... ONLY. MEDIUM. . FOR. ORAL. INTAKE. OF. FEXOFENADINE..... SHOULD. BE....WITH.. ..... WATER....

Fexofenadine is not to be taken with high fat meal or apple, orange, or grapefruit juice because they could decrease absorption of the drug

N took the table with a fruit juice, it decreases Absorption time of the drug.

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The correct answer is, "N took the tablet with a fruit juice"

Empty stomach at least4 hr Water fruit juice interfear

B - taking fexofenadine with fruit juice

Fruit juice

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