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Can I Take Piriton And Fexofenadine
Not recommended: Piriton (chlorpheramine) and fexofenadine are both antihistamines so taking both would not really help you. Taking both would effectively increase the side effects of antihistamines, in this case drowsiness/ sedation, constipation, mucosal dryness, and mood irritability. Please see a healthcare provider to help with your urticaria problem. ...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
Whats the difference between a first generation antihistamine like chlorpheniramine and second generation antihistamines like allegra (fexofenadine)?
1st and second: First generation antihistamines are sedating and short acting and have usually other properties such as anticholinergic or drying properties. Second generation antihistamines are long aciting, usually dosed once a day, and are less or non sedating and selective antihistamines with less active properties on other receptors. ...Read more
Nothing: You may either become sedated or it could make you jittery. Overall the otc allergy medications are very safe and you would have to take many to have any significant side effects. ...Read more
Yes.: No problem. No interaction between these meds. ...Read more
Depends: If your glaucoma is an open angle type of glaucoma, then you can be free to use any medication. However if you have narrow angles, this may be contraindicated. It is best to ask your doctor which kind you have, and if it is narrow, ask if it is okay for you. Sometimes when narrow angle patients have been adequately treated, they can be able to use these meds. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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Probably OK: Allegra (fexofenadine) is in the class of drugs known and antihistamines. People with an specific anatomical shape in their eye may be at risk for angle closure glaucoma. Antihistamines have been known to incite an angle closure glaucoma attack in some people with this risk. Open angle glaucoma patients do not need to worry. Your ophthalmologist should be able to tell you if you are at risk. ...Read more
Allergy Meds: Hello, you could add a nasal saline spray to assist your medical plan for allergy. A rx for an intranasal steroid spray and/or singulair (montelukast) may be added to your therapy. These medications must be prescribed by your doctor. An additional dose of fexofenadine is sometimes effective for worsening symptoms. I recommend reviewing this option with your doctor. ...Read more
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Not advisable : I would not take both at the same time because these medications do the same thing and can have additive effects if used together. They are both antihistamines for the treatment of allergies. If clairitin alone is not helping, sometimes switching to Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec is helpful. If none of these remedies work, then consultation with your doctor or allergist would be appropriate. ...Read more
Many: Allegra, (fexofenadine) or Fexofenadine, have similar side effects profile compared to other newer generation of antihistamine medications. All antihistamine medications also has anticholinergic effects, which can contribute to dizziness, sedation, urinary retention, diarrhea, muscle cramp, gastrointestinal discomfort, menstrual cramp which are related to the anticholinergic effects of the medication. ...Read more
Many dayquils: Unfortunately there are several formulations under the DayQuil name. If it contains phenylephrine then it's not so good to mix with the "D" in Allegra-D because it contains pseudoephedrine. Those are both stimulant decongestants and can cause rapid heart beat, elevated blood pressure and nervous side effects. ...Read more
Should be ok: That should not be a problemGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible for you to take an allegra (fexofenadine) in the morning then a claritan d at night?
Allergy: Yes, it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
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