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I accidentally took 2 Allegra (fexofenadine) 180mg?

I accidentally took 2 Allegra (fexofenadine) 180mg?

No major problem: If this is a plain antihistamine with no decongestant in it,I would expect no serious problem although some minor drowsiness may occur. As,long as you're experiencing no discomfort simply let the medication dissipate. If you have any further concerns, call your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Fexofenadine (Definition)

Fexofenadine, previously marketed under the brand name allegra, is an antihistamine similar to ...Read more


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What if i accidentally took 4 allegra (fexofenadine) pills?

What if i accidentally took 4 allegra (fexofenadine) pills?

Probably not much: If they were 30 or 60 mg then probably not much. Not sure about 180 mg. Suggest contacting poison control center in your area. The more important question is why you took four. Not to assume anything but if it were intentional in an attempt to harm yourself then seek someone's help now. ...Read more

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What if i accidentally take two allegra (fexofenadine) d tablets within 24 hours?

Watch: If you took 2 of 180mg tab, please have someone watch for you the following signs: headache, vomiting, dizziness (2%), fever, pain, drowsiness etc, and contact your md immediately. ...Read more

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I typically take an allegra (fexofenadine) 180 in the am and an alavert 10mg at night. Today i accidentally took 1 allegra (fexofenadine) 180 @7am and another at 10pm. Will i be ok?

I typically take an allegra (fexofenadine) 180 in the am and an alavert 10mg at night. Today i accidentally took 1 allegra (fexofenadine) 180 @7am and another at 10pm. Will i be ok?

Yes: Allegra (fexofenadine) is a very safe new generation antihistamine that does not cross the blood-brain barrier, so even more than the recommended dose will not lead to drowsiness or impaired reaction time. However, higher than normal doses of alavert (loratadine) could potentially lead to mild drowsiness. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 2 Allegra-D; 1@ 10pm and 1 @ 6:30am today. Should I worry? Just feeling a little woozy, but otherwise ok.

Not to worry: The dose and timing of Allegra-D is not concerning. Be careful with the decongestant part as this can cause issues with high blood pressure and elevated heart rate, especially if you already suffer from underlying cardiovascular conditions. ...Read more

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What should I do if I accidentally take too much allegra (fexofenadine)?

What should I do if I accidentally take too much allegra (fexofenadine)?

Call poison control: It depends on how much you take, and what other medical conditions you have. When in doubt call poison control, contact your doctor, or go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I accidently took two allegra (fexofenadine) today, one this am, one just now. Should I be worried?

I accidently took two allegra (fexofenadine) today, one this am, one just now.  Should I be worried?

No: Allegra (fexofenadine) has been extensively studied for side effects; none were apparent at up to 5 times the recommended dosage. I wouldn't increase the dosage on a regular basis unless it's under an allergist's supervision, but i wouldn't worry about an occasional double dose. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Allegra (Definition)

Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more