Alternative names : Allegra, fexofenadine
Packaging : 60 tabs 180 mg
Dosage: Take Allegra exactly as it was prescribed for you.
Allegra is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.
Allegra is used to treat the symptoms of seasonal allergies (hay fever) in adults and children.
Allegra is also used to treat skin itching and hives caused by a condition called chronic idiopathic urticaria in adults and children.
Important information about Allegra
Before using Allegra, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have kidney disease.
Fruit juices and certain antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb Allegra. Take the disintegrating tablet on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
There may be other drugs that can affect Allegra. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Stop using Allegra and get emergency medical help if you think you have used too much medicine, or if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse after you start taking Allegra. Never take more of the medication than your doctor has prescribed.
Side effects :
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop taking Allegra and call your doctor if you have fever, chills, body aches, cough, or other flu symptoms. Less serious side effects may include: nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach; menstrual cramps; drowsiness, tired feeling; headache; or muscle or back pain. This list is not complete and other side effects may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
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