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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
No: Allergy medications do not affect birth control pills. ...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)?
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?
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
Depends on your labs: Talk to your doctor for more information, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more
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)
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 like 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
Yes you can.: Take them alternately and not at the same time. ...Read more
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
What allergy medication is safe to take if have a history of kidney stones? Allegra, Zyrtec, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin?
Can you donate blood if you are taking prescription medications? Klonipin, cymbalta, 1 mg folic acid, singulair, qvar, Ventiolin, nasonex, latuda, (lurasidone) trazodone, as well as Allegra, and a multivitamin.
Donate blood: Yes, as long as you are compatible. ...Read more
I read on the internet that it is often more effective to alternate days taking zyrtec and allegra, (fexofenadine) than just one drug alone. Is that true? -allergies
Maybe, but...: I have not heard of anyone benefiting from alternating days. More like alternating weeks or months on the meds. Wouldn't hurt to try, I guess. ...Read more
Allegra (fexofenadine) -d 12 hour allergy & congestion can show up on a drug test as amphetamine?
Between Allegra and Desloratadine, which drug has less blood-brain barrier permeability and is less anticholinergic?
Allegra: Fexofenadine and loratadine, allegra and claritin, respectively, are the least sedating of all anti-histamines according to a recent NIH review. All anti-histamines cross the blood brain barrier to some extent. The real issue is sedation and allegra and claritin appear to win the context. They are also less anticholinergic than many others. ...Read more
Need to control chronic hives and multiple drug allergies, too. Xyzal (levocetirizine) had too many side fx. Would allegra work?
Sounds like you need the help of a board certified allergist.
Good luck. ...Read more
I'm having itching all over body with no rash. I take anti histamine drugs Allegra (fexofenadine) m. That only controls it not cures it. I also have asthama?
? dry skin: That's usually the case with atopic individuals, as you said you have asthma too, you may or may not start to have rash with continuous itching, antihistamines will just control the itch, skin care in form of bathing with cream soap, moisturizing your skin right after bathing while the skin is still moist, all that would help, keep your body well hydrated and watch your environment (cats, dust ) ...Read more
I have seasonal allergy and taking allegra (fexofenadine) d 24 hour. My blood pressure is gone up. Can the drug be the cause? Will my BP go down when I stop?
Most likely: But this would make side effects more likely — dry mouth and eyes for example, perhaps sedation / tiredness. Might think of mixing medicines from different classes if bad allergies are the issue. A primary care provider can help in this regard. ...Read more
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 with time into harmful substances. Check with your pharmacist to make sure. I would not recommend taking any expired medication. ...Read more