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could a generic form of allergy(fexofenadine) be somehow different from the brand name drug?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Not if properly...: ...Manufactured. Ironically, of late the biggest manufacturing problems have been with brand-name companies, with several high-profile recalls.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Could a generic form of allergy(fexofenadine) be different?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
Possibly: Since generic forms of fexofenadine hit the shelves, i've received about a dozen comments from my patients that the generic doesn't work as well as brand name allegra, but most people have found no noticeable difference between them.

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