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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Any overdose by any medication needs to be evaluated immediately. The treatment will depend upoin what is ingested, how much is injested and how it wa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Allergies: Fexofenadine (allegra) is an antihistamine used for the treatment of allergy symptoms.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antihistamines: Hello, yes these two antihistamines are commonly used together. I usually use these medications in cases where allergy symptoms are challenging for my ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antihistamine. : Fexofenadine, previously marketed under the brand name allegra, is an antihistamine similar to Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine: Fexofenadine (allegra) is a new generation antihistamine for treating allergies and hives. It comes as a 180 mg tab, 60 mg tab and 30 mg meltable tab ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Expired medication: Typically, when a medication expires, it's because it loses its potency or effectiveness. There are some medications that, with time, do breakdown wi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
20-30 minutes: Oral antihistamines like Allegra (fexofenadine) need to be absorbed by the digestive system and distributed thru the body before they are effective--a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Avoid doing this: Allegra (fexofenadine) is sold in both 60 mg doses taken twice a day, and a 180 mg dose taken once a day. There is not good data on taking twice the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: Only if needed!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allegra (fexofenadine): Hello. The normal dose for Allegra (fexofenadine) is 180 mg per day for an adult. Check with your pharmacist for other options if you feel this medica ... Read More
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