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Allegra Summary
Allegra (Fexofenadine) is a prescription medication for quickly, non drowsy relief of the symptoms of Hay Fever allergic reactions. Allegra tablets contain the main component fexofenadine hydrochloride (HCl), which is a type of medicine called a non-sedating antihistamine. Allegra (Fexofenadine) is also used to treat skin itching and hives brought on by a condition called chronic idiopathic urticaria in kids and grownups.

How to use Allegra Tablets
The recommended dosage is one tablet (120 mg) daily. Take your tablet with water prior to 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.

Side Effects
Stomach, cough, or fever upset may take place. Inform your doctor or pharmacist without delay if any of these effects continue or worsen. Get emergency medical aid if you have any of these signs of an allergy to Allegra (Fexofenadine): hives; problem breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Allegra Purchase

Order Allegra only after you sought advice from a doctor. Never do self-medication. The overdose can cause the immediate death.

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Uses

ALLERGA relieves the itchy, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy, red, watery eyes that come with hay fever. It is also used to relieve the itching and welts of hives. Allegra is a type of antihistamine that rarely causes drowsiness.

How to take

You can take Allegra with or without food.

Side effects

Side effects with ALLERGA 180 mg for seasonal allergies are low and may include headache, cold, or backache.
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.

Precautions

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.

Drug interactions

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:

Mecamylamine (Inversine)
Methyldopa (Aldomet)
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.

Missed dose

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.

Storage

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.