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Can you take allegra and sudafed together

A member asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
Family Medicine 13 years experience
No: The D in Allegra-D is the same active ingredient as sudafed.
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
No: These both have decongestants in them so only one or the other
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Same medication: The D in Allegra (fexofenadine) D is in Sudafed. The both contain pseudo ephedrine. You are double dosing yourself.
A male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: You can take them together. Allegra (fexofenadine) 24 hour is a nonsedating antihistamine and Sudafed PE is a decongestant. This would be similar to t... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: They are different classes of medication that can be used together to treat your sinus symptoms.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Better not: Nyquil has different formulations, all of them contain an antihistaminic as allegra (fexofenadine), (fexofenadine) and probably a decongestant as well... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 54 years experience
Too many: Either kake Claritin (loratadine) or allegra( both non sedating anti histamies) and can add sudafed if needed ( decongestant
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Allegra (fexofenadine) Ok: but sudafed is questionable due to potential side effects. The most critical period is during the 1st trimester when the baby's organs are developing... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It is safe to take: sudafed,but not zyrtec and allegra (fexofenadine) together-only 1 or the other. I would try zyrtec, it is stronger than allegra (fexofenadine). No dec... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
Prosthodontics 54 years experience
Sinus Discomfort: Good day; I've been told by patients with similar symptoms that their ENT MDs have been able to drain their sinuses. Radiographs and an a scan may ass... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Sudafed: unfortunately insomnia is a known side effect of the drug, doesn't affect all people who use it. The dose would stay in your system may be for a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lemme
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Avoid antihistamines: Limited info from your comment... but drying the mucosa with antihistamines can thicken secretions and block the eustachian tube. This makes it more ... Read More