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Read the label: There is considerable debate about the accuracy of label expiration dates. However, as a general rule, it is best to adhere to what the label states is the expiration date. This is especially true of liquid medication. ...Read more
Fexofenadine is an antihistamine which is used to treat allergies such as hayfever, and hives. It can be taken once or twice a day. It is a second generation antihistamine and does not cause as much drowsiness as other antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine (benaryl) or chlorpheniramine. Always be careful about drowsiness with any antihistamine especially if driving ...Read more
Is the medication allegra (fexofenadine) safe to use when trying to get pregnant? My dr told me it is.
Allegra (fexofenadine) safety: Allegra is generally a safe medication. It is pregnancy category c : http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/pregnancy_category#section_1. If you are not even pregnant yet, it is all right to take it until you are confirmed pregnant. Then you might want to use category b products like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec (or generics). Best to use sprays for nasal symptoms -- not absorbed. Use pills off and on. ...Read more
I drank approximatly 6 drinks last night. How long do I need to wait to take allergy medication (allegra)? how long do I need to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?
24 hours: At a minimum you should wait 8 hours, 24 hours would be safer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Is it safe to take a sinus pressure medication with Allegra (an allergy medication) I'm feeling stuffy and congested and I'm finding hard to sleep but?
Is it okay to take daily prescribed allergy medications like allegra and singulair (montelukast) with alcohol?
Yes: There is no contraindication to drinking moderate amounts of alcohol and taking Allegra or singulair (montelukast). The emphasis is on moderate consumption, as anything more is deleterious to health in general and optimally no alcohol consumption is ideal to a healthy lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have had cold systems for over a week and I was wondering what medications I can take? Also can I take Allegra in the afternoon?
What other medications can be taken with Allegra (fexofenadine) D for colds that will not produce any negative side effects?
Common cold: if you are still congested despite taking allegra D , you may want to try saline nasal wash then briefly OTC nasal steroid spray, but read the labels well and use it right, trust that you are not hypertensive to start with while on allegra D, if no improvement see your doctor ...Read more
Allegra (fexofenadine) allergy: I am not quite sure of the question. Allegra (fexofenadine) is a non drowsy antihistamine to treat symptoms of allergic or non allergic rhinitis. The symptoms include runny stuffy nose, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes. It can also help itching of the skin. If your question is not answered, please clarify the question. ...Read more
Would taking zyrtec, allegra (fexofenadine) and montelukast effect my blood work at a lab? I have an appointment soon and would like to know b4 i begin medication
Do you have to fast for a B12 test? If I need to fast do I still take my morning medications? (Cymbalta, Lithium, Buspar, (buspirone) and Allegra)
No fast: If B12 is the only test you are having, there is no need to fast. Even if you need to fast you should take your medications and drink water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Hello Dr. Is it ok if i take allegra (fexofenadine) 180mg with sinus medication which has (Acetaminophen 325mg, guaifenesin 200mg and phenylephrine HCL 5mg)?
Yes, no problem: No interaction between all the mentioned drugs, I would to thank you for listing the ingredients in full, be cautious though if you have high blood pressure and take phynylepherine. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, wish you wellness ...Read more
Can i take these two medications together for my cough/congestion and allergies? Allegra (fexofenadine) d and Robitussin-DM
I have a really bad allergies with watery eyes and running nose what is the best medication I could take? I had take Allegra (fexofenadine) D but it doesn't work .
Allergic rhinitis: Itchy watery nose associated with sneezing is usually a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Make notes of when these symptoms occur, to help you identify what might be triggering it. Over the counter antihistamines (Zyrtec, Claritin) may help, but some people find more relief with nasal steroid sprays such as Rhinocort Aq (over the counter) or Nasonex (mometasone) (Rx). ...Read more