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(fexofenadine hydrochloride) Tablets
Active Ingredient (in each tablet)
Fexofenadine HCl 180 mg
What are the possible side effects of fexofenadine?
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 fexofenadine 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 is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about...
What are the precautions when taking fexofenadine hcl (Allegra)?
Before taking fexofenadine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Liquid products may contain sugar. The rapidly-dissolving tablets may contain aspartame. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet....
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/17/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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