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Can I take piriton and fexofenadine together for severe urticaria?

Can I take piriton and fexofenadine together for severe urticaria?

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

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Fexofenadine (Definition)

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


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Chlorpheniramine maleate or allegra (fexofenadine) which is safer?

Chlorpheniramine maleate or allegra (fexofenadine) which is safer?

Both: Antihistamines are extremely safe. Any antihistamine can cause drowsiness, but second-generation antihistamines are much less likely to do so. Drowsiness with chlorpheniramine is the biggest side effect to watch for, between these two meds. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between a first generation antihistamine like chlorpheniramine and second generation antihistamines like allegra (fexofenadine)?

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

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What happens if i take too much allegra (fexofenadine)?

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

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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 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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Can i take Primolut N with allegra (fexofenadine) 120mg?

Yes: Antihistamines do not interfere with hormone metabolism. For a list of medications that do: www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take allegra (fexofenadine) if you have glaucoma?

Is it ok to take allegra (fexofenadine) if you have glaucoma?

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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Can i take nyquil while taking regular allegra (fexofenadine)?

Allegra (fexofenadine) and NyQuil: Hello. You can take Allegra (fexofenadine) and nyquil at the same time. No worries. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take allegra (fexofenadine) when you have glaucoma?

Is it ok to take allegra (fexofenadine) when you have glaucoma?

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

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What other allergy tablets can I take with fexofenadine 180 mg?

What other allergy tablets can I take with fexofenadine 180 mg?

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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What happens if i take allegra (fexofenadine) and nyquil together?

Yes: While nyquil contains multiple ingredients that also includes an antihistamine, the addition of 1 Allegra (fexofenadine) (also an antihistamine) will not be harmful. ...Read more

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Can children take allegra (fexofenadine) and claritan at the same time?

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

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Is it safe to take both dexiant and allegra (fexofenadine) at the same time?

Yes..as long as: You haven't had any issues taking Allegra (fexofenadine) in the past. I have not seen any interactive problems. But if any new symptoms develop after you start taking allegra, (fexofenadine) don't take any more and check with your dr. ...Read more

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Can i take allegra (fexofenadine) 24 hr pill with meltonin is it ok to mix the two?

You can as: There really is no concerning interaction. There is a chance that the combination of the two may help you sleep better. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Allegra (fexofenadine) when is the best time to take it ?

What are the side effects of Allegra (fexofenadine) when is the best time to take it ?

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

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I'm just making sure it's okay if I take DayQuil after I took Allegra (fexofenadine) D?

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