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Less common: All medications have side effects. Fexofenadine (allegra) is a newer or second generation anti-histamine. It does not cause usual side effects associated with older or first generation antihistamines such as drowsiness, dry mouth, urinary retention or palpitations. Some sensitive persons complains of mild drowsiness. Other listed side effects include headache, heart burn, muscle pain, somnolence. ...Read more
Gp presribed fexofenadine HCl 120mg for my 6yr old girl who suffers from urticoria, the inserts says not tested on kids below 12 yrs, is this safe?
Yes: This is one of the most widely used antihistamines in the us. It is available over the counter here due to its safety profile. It is also used as young as 6 mo years of age for treatment of urticaria.The recomended initial dosage is 30 mg twice daily at 6 years of age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer