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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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Is it okay to take daily prescribed allergy medications like allegra and singulair (montelukast) with alcohol?

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 more

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Can you drink alcohol with allegra (fexofenadine)?

Can you drink alcohol with allegra (fexofenadine)?

Alcohol and drugs: Allegra (fexofenadine) is an antihistamine. Although it is a non-sedating antihistamine, sedation is still a potential side effect. Because of the potential for alcohol to potentiate the sedative effects, it is not recommended for you to combine these two products. Read more

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Can you drink alcohol when taking allegra (fexofenadine)?

Can you drink alcohol when taking allegra (fexofenadine)?

Yes: Always drink moderately and responsibly. Although Allegra (fexofenadine) usually does not produce sedation be cautious with alcohol when taking Allegra (fexofenadine) for allergic rhinitis. Read more

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What will happen if I drink alcohol while taking allegra (fexofenadine) d?

What will happen if I drink alcohol while taking allegra (fexofenadine) d?

Effects of alcohol: Normally antihistamine causes drowsiness which would be increased with alcohol. Allegra (fexofenadine) does not cause drowsiness, but the alcohol will still have all of its inherent effects. Always take care when consuming alcoholic beverages. Read more

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So I'm using allegra (fexofenadine) allergy pills, and I'm going to a party where there will be some alcohol, what can happen if I drink?

So I'm using allegra (fexofenadine) allergy pills, and I'm going to a party where there will be some alcohol, what can happen if I drink?

Little interaction: Allegra does not cross from the bloodstream into the brain so it does not cause sedation or other behavioral side-effects. It's an excellent choice as an antihistamine if you plan to consume alcohol. Claritin rarely causes sedation, zyrtec sometimes (~10%) and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) often (25-50%) - so don't mix these with alcohol. I know that because you asked you are planning to drink responsibly. Read more

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Can u have alcohol on alegra d?

Can u have alcohol on alegra d?

I did not find: Interactions between alegra d ; alcohol using a drug interaction checker. Read more

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Can I take fexofenadine hydrochloride with alcohol?

Can I take fexofenadine hydrochloride with alcohol?

I did not find any: Interactions between fexofenadine ; alcohol using a drug interaction checker. But that is never a complete guarantee. Take care. Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking singulair (montelukast) and alegra for allergies?

Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking singulair (montelukast) and alegra for allergies?

Alcohol: I would recommend that you not drink alcohol while on allegra. With singulair, (montelukast) the combination is less clear. If you can, not consuming alcohol is the safe way to go. Read more

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Why would allegra (fexofenadine) be prescribed?

Why would allegra (fexofenadine) be prescribed?

Many reasons.: Allegra is an antihistamine which can be used for itching of the skin, nose, eyes. It is mainly used to treat allergic reactions and to relieve seasonal allergic eye and nose symptoms. It is not very effective for nasal congestion unless used with another medication such as a nasal steroid or oral decongestant. Read more

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Any dangers of overdosing on allegra (fexofenadine)?

Any dangers of overdosing on allegra (fexofenadine)?

Possibly: Allegra (fexofenadine) has been studied at very high doses with no clinically significant adverse events. However, if a high enough dose is taken there may be adverse effects. I would be most concerned about potential cardiac arrhythmias at very very high doses. Read more

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Can I take Chlor-trimeton and Allegra?

Can I take Chlor-trimeton and Allegra?

Both anti-histamines: Fexofenadine (active ingredient in Allegra) and chlorpheniramine (active ingredient in Chlor-Trimeton) achieve the same purpose & are duplicative therapy. Of note, there is no drug interactions reported between them, but adding the two may not be advantageous. Read more

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Does allegra (fexofenadine) makes you sleep?

Does allegra (fexofenadine) makes you sleep?

Should not: 99 % it should not make you sleepy, but I have heard pt saying sometimes I feel sleepy after taking allegra, (fexofenadine) probably indirectly pt might be tired. Read more

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Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) with nyquil?

Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) with nyquil?

Cautiously: Be very careful as there may be increased side effects like drowsiness. Read more

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Can allegra (fexofenadine) affect pft results?

PFT: No. Allegra (fexofenadine) is just "anti-histamine" commonly referred to as "allergy medicine" in broad sense. Allergy medicines do not affect lung function. Read more

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Allegra (Definition)

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