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What happens if you take too many allergra?

What happens if you take too many allergra?

Various side effects: Higher than recommended doses can cause dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, headache and dry mouth. A minority of patients also can have stomach ache, backache and increased fatigue. ...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


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What happens if you accidentally take two allergra pills in one day? 120 lbs pt.

What happens if you accidentally take two allergra pills in one day? 120 lbs pt.

Will be fine: Allegra (also known as fexofenadine) comes in different doses, but even if you take 2 of the highest dose (180 mg) pills in one day, it should not cause any problems. Maybe make you a bit more thirsty. ...Read more

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Is expired allegra (fexofenadine) safe?

Is expired allegra (fexofenadine) safe?

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

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How fast does allegra (fexofenadine) work?

20-30 minutes: Oral antihistamines like Allegra (fexofenadine) need to be absorbed by the digestive system and distributed thru the body before they are effective--about 20-30 minutes. This lag time is usually acceptable for minor allergy symptoms. But if you have asthma, swelling in the throat, or anaphylaxis, taking a quick-acting rescue med like Epinephrine or albuterol can be life-saving. Ask your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What if i took two allegra (fexofenadine)?

What if i took two allegra (fexofenadine)?

Avoid doing this: Allegra (fexofenadine) is sold in both 60 mg doses taken twice a day, and a 180 mg dose taken once a day. There is not good data on taking twice the dose at one time. Avoid doing it. If your allergy symptoms are not controlled with the fda recommended dosing, see an allergist. There are certain situations when i prescribe other dosing. ...Read more

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How much allegra (fexofenadine) can I take?

Allegra (fexofenadine): Hello. The normal dose for Allegra (fexofenadine) is 180 mg per day for an adult. Check with your pharmacist for other options if you feel this medication at that dose isn't helpful. There are other otc meds you could try. ...Read more

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Taking 3 allegra, (fexofenadine) will i die?

Taking three allegra (fexofenadine): Will not kill you. But, I am concerned by your question. Is your aim to harm or kill yourself? If so, please get help now. A friend or relative can take you to the nearest emergency room if you are contemplating suicide. Things can improve with help. Take care. ...Read more

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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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