Fexofenadine is a prescription medication for quickly, non drowsy relief of the signs of Hay Fever allergic reactions. Fexofenadine pills consist of the active ingredient fexofenadine hydrochloride, which is a type of medication called a non-sedating antihistamine. Allegra is also used to deal with skin itching and hives brought on by a condition called persistent idiopathic urticaria in children and adults.
How to use Allegra (Fexofenadine) Pills
The advised dose is one tablet (120 mg) daily. Take your tablet with water before a meal.If you are taking the over-the-counter product to self-treat, check out all directions on the product package before taking this medication. Consult your medical professional if you have any questions. If your medical professional has actually recommended this medication, take it as instructed with or without food, normally daily.
Allegra Side Effects
Cough, fever, or stomach upset may happen. If any of these effects get worse or continue, tell your physician or pharmacist immediately. Get emergency medical assistance if you have any of these indications of an allergic reaction to Allegra (Fexofenadine): hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Consult your physician first when are ready to order Fexofenadine to treat the required conditions. Self-medication may be the reason of serious bad effects.
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Side effects with ALLERGA 60 mg for seasonal allergies are low; less than 3% of people experience cold or flu, nausea, menstrual pain, or drowsiness.
Side effects with ALLERGA 60 mg for hives are low and may include backache, sinusitis, dizziness, or drowsiness.
Side effects with ALLERGA 30 mg are low and may include headache, cold, coughing, or accidental injury.Use ALLERGA -D with caution if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, increased pressure in the eyes, prostate problems, or hyperthyroidism. Stop using it and check with your doctor if it causes nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness.Check with your doctor before combining ALLERGA with erythromycin (E.E.S., Ery-Tab, PCE) or ketoconazole (Nizoral). These drugs may increase Allegra's effects.
Allow a little time between a dose of Allegra and antacids such as Maalox that contain aluminum and magnesium. This type of antacid can decrease Allegra's effects.
Allegra-D should never be taken within 2 weeks of using an MAO-inhibitor drug such as the antidepressants Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate. Also check with your doctor before combining it with the following:
Reserpine (Diupress, Hydropres)
You should also avoid Allegra-D if you have a pacemaker and take digoxin (Lanoxin). In addition, you should not combine it with over-the-counter antihistamines and decongestants.If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep away from children and pets.