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Allegra

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/27/2017
Drug Description

ALLEGRA ALLERGY
(fexofenadine hydrochloride) Tablets

DESCRIPTION

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient (in each tablet)

Fexofenadine HCl 180 mg

For Consumers

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...

Indications & Dosage

INDICATIONS

Purpose

Antihistamine

Uses

temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or upper respiratory allergies:

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • itching of the nose or throat

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions

adults and children 12 years of age and over take one 180mg tablet with water once a day; do not take more than 1 tablet in 24 hours
children under 12 years of age do not use
adults 65 years of age and older ask a doctor
consumers with kidney disease ask a doctor

HOW SUPPLIED

Other Information

  • safety sealed: do not use if individual blister is open or torn
  • store between 20 and 25 C (68 and 77 F)
  • protect from excessive moisture

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicone dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, iron oxide blends, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments ?

Navajo Manufacturing Co., Inc. Call toll-free 1-800-633-1610 or www.allegra.com. Revised: Mar 2016

Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

Do not use

if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

kidney desease. Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose.

When using this product

  • do not take more than directed
  • do not take at the same time as aluminum or magnesium antacids
  • do not take with fruit juices (see Directions)

Stop use and ask a doctor if

an allergic reaction to this product occurs. Seek medical help right away.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

PRECAUTIONS

No information provided.

Overdosage & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

No information provided.

Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

Do not use

if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

kidney desease. Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose.

When using this product

  • do not take more than directed
  • do not take at the same time as aluminum or magnesium antacids
  • do not take with fruit juices (see Directions)

Stop use and ask a doctor if

an allergic reaction to this product occurs. Seek medical help right away.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

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