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Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria Fexofenadine
I have chronic idiopathic urticaria. Recently, I noticed my hives worsen when I use tampons, but when I remove them, they get better. Any ideas?
Allergy Dr ordered allergy bloodtests, I take Zyrtec, Allegra, (fexofenadine) singular for chronic urticaria each day. He said these will not affect the tests, true?
Diagnosed with chronic urticaria, allergist said to take 4 allegra (fexofenadine) a day - is this safe?
High dose: This dose sounds high. Check with your pharmacist who has access to all the information about this medication. ...Read more
My mom has chronic urticaria & is prescribed predmet 8, allegra (fexofenadine) and spectra. Doc has told to avoid nonveg. Is it ok if she had nonveg once by mistake?
I have urticaria an the only thing keeping my hives away is to take two allegra (fexofenadine) aday about 10 hours apart is this ok?
Absolutely: Many patients require higher doses of antihistamines to control hives. Studies support even up to six pills daily under a doctor's supervision with a good plan. 2nd line therapy would be for you to add an h2 blocker such as zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid at one pill (with allegra) twice daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have what dr says is urticaria but it appears mid morning and mid afternoon, no other time. Using fexofenadine 120mg daily, betnovate cream.
Hives: Hives are interesting because the skin lesions can come and go at any time of day and frequently without an obvious trigger. Fexofenadine is a non-drowsy antihistamine and approved for the treatment of urticaria. Unfortunately, topical creams are not very effective for the treatment of hives. If symptoms persist, an allergist can assist in identifying the trigger. ...Read more
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