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Fexofenadine HCl 860 mg tablet?

Fexofenadine  HCl 860 mg tablet?

Does not exist: The highest dose in the us is 180mg, in europe they have it in 240mg, the safety was studied up to 320mg, anything higher has not been established safe. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Fexofenadine (Definition)

Fexofenadine, previously marketed under the brand name allegra, is an antihistamine similar to ...Read more


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Does fexofenadine HCl have a 194 on one side of the pills?

Does fexofenadine HCl have a 194 on one side of the pills?

Some do.: Fexofenadine is manufactured by several companies. Each marks their version differently. There is a fexofenadine that is pink, oblong pill with 194 on one side and r on the other. Any pill that is unlabeled, i would not recommend using. ...Read more

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Well fexofenadine HCl 60 mg show up on drug test as something not allowed?

Well fexofenadine HCl 60 mg show up on drug test as something not allowed?

It shouldn't: Most employers will be assaying for substances of abuse when they do drug screens: substances such as alcohol, marajuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamine, etc. The fexofenadine wouldn't be included on such a list. ...Read more

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Are fexofenadine HCl and diphenhydramine HCl the same?

No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a short-acting antihistamine and is more likely to make you sleepy when used. Fexofenadine is a second-generation, non-sedating antihistamine which should have more lasting effects, closer to 24 hours, and is less likely to make you sleepy. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of allegra (fexofenadine hcl) ?

What are the side effects of allegra (fexofenadine hcl) ?

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

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Does fexofenadine hcl cause weight gain ?

Not directly: and not in every case that it causes increased appetite, drink plenty of water with the pill, and there after to curb your appetite, that's one way of handling the side effect ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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