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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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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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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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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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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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Bad congestion ! Was sick two months ago w cold & seems to be back! Took Allegra (fexofenadine) ... Prednisone ... Azelastine HCl ..,fluticasone nothing works! Help!

Bad congestion ! Was sick two months ago w cold & seems to be back! Took Allegra (fexofenadine) ... Prednisone ... Azelastine HCl ..,fluticasone nothing works! Help!

Go see your doctor!: You are taking way too many medications at the same time of which none of them will address your congestion. Best if you're seen, examined, evaluated and treated properly by a doctor vs. guessing. This is not the time to self-medicate thinking you're saving time & money. Prednisone is not a normally used for colds, nor allergy meds as first line drugs. Get expert help! You'll save time. ...Read more

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Long term side effects on metmorfin HCl and glipizide mg?

Long term side effects on metmorfin HCl and glipizide mg?

Low thyroid, sugar.: Metformin has side effects, like gastrointestinal issues-diarrhea, and cramps. Lactic acidosis is the most serious, likely from liver and/or kidney problems. Low thyroid from lowered TSH in blood and low testosterone are likely long term side effects. The most important side effect of glipiizide is hypoglycemia, which can cause dizziness, and confusion. Do not take if easy bruising/ bleeding. ...Read more

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Fexofenadine/allegra causing bad side-effects, what to do?

Take another brand: The answer is avoidance especially when there are several other options in antihistamine available. ...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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When you work out, what are the benefits and side effects of creatine and creatine hcl?

When you work out, what are the benefits and side effects of creatine and creatine hcl?

Check out this: Link. Be sure to have a baseline kidney function test and drink lots of water. Best wishes ! http://www.Webmd.Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-873-creatine.Aspx?Activeingredientid=873;activeingredientname=creatine. ...Read more

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Are there other medicine I can take with Allegra (fexofenadine) D that won't cause bad side effects?

Are there other medicine I can take with Allegra (fexofenadine) D that won't cause bad side effects?

What medicines: Which medication you are taking that you are concerned if they are compatible with Allegra (fexofenadine) D? ...Read more

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I took an Allegra (fexofenadine) pill but didn't know it was expired till after. I'm wondering if that could cause me any side effects?

Expired allegra (fexofenadine): In general never take expired medication,some have serious effects. That being said how expired was it , a few weeks (less likely to have negative effects) versus a year( more likely)? Drugs lose potency expired. Did you take one or many? Are you thinking of hurting your self? if so please call 911 and/ or call 1800 273-8255 If only 1-3 months dont worry Poison control 1 800 222 1222 ...Read more

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What are side effects of ranitidine HCl ?

What are side effects of ranitidine HCl ?

Not much: Ranitidine is the active ingredient in zantac, (ranitidine) and is generally well-tolerated with no side-effects. ...Read more

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