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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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What happens if I take allegra (fexofenadine) and nyquil together?

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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Allegra (fexofenadine) D and Levocetrizine taken together, safe?

Allegra (fexofenadine) D and Levocetrizine taken together, safe?

Bit much: Its a fair amount of antihistamine taken at the same time since they both do the same thing trick with allergy meds is to take them between 4 and 6 pm and the d is sedated which would keep you awake anyway ...Read more

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Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) and claritanl together?

Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) and claritanl together?

Yes, but why: Both Allegra and Claritin (loratadine) are new generation antihistamines used to treat allergies. If symptoms are so severe that both medications are needed, see an allergist for a better treatment plan. However, there is no drug interaction if both are taken together at usual doses. ...Read more

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Can I take allegra and topamax (topiramate) together?

Yes you can: Yes you can. There are no significant interactions between the 2 medications. Allergra normally does not cause severe side effects or interactions with other medications. ...Read more

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Can I take allegra and Claritin (loratadine) together?

Can I take allegra and Claritin (loratadine) together?

Not necessary: Both Allegra (fexofenadine) and Claritin (loratadine) are new generation antihistamines. There is no particular advantage to taking both together. On the other hand, there is probably no harm either. If symptoms are not controlled with antihistamines, see your doctor to confirm your diagnosis and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take zyrtec and allegra (fexofenadine) together?

Can I take zyrtec and allegra (fexofenadine) together?

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 one of these alone is not helping, sometimes switching to the other one is helpful. If none of these remedies work, then consultation with your doctor or allergist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) and allegra together?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) and allegra together?

Not recommended: Those are both drugs of the same classification, antihistamines. They should not be taken together, one or the other. If you need more help with your allergies, you should see your primary care doctor, an allergist, or an ENT allergist. There are many other rx that can be used. You could benefit from allergy testing and a detailed nasal and sinus exam. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and allegra together?

Antihistamines: Both Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra are of the same class of drugs, namely anti-histamines. Taking two drugs from the same class would not be recommended as this could essentially cause an overdose. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) d and allegra together?

Can you take Claritin (loratadine) d and allegra together?

Yes, but why: Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra are both new generation antihistamines while the d is pseudoephedrine, a decongestant. Typically one or the other medication should be sufficient, although there are no drug interactions or side effects. If you think you need both, see an allergist for a better treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take melotonin and allegra (fexofenadine) d together?

It is safe!: Good morning,
it is safe to take melatonin and allergra together. However, it is not advisable to take melatonin regularly; I would argue. Our biological systems are controlled by feed-back mechanisms, which regulate our wakeful and sleep hours. Melatonin is a natural product which induces sleep. An exogenous (outside) addition of melatonin can theoretically interfere with our nature. ...Read more

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Please tell me can dramamine and allegra (fexofenadine) be taken together?

Antihistamines: They can be taken together but you should be under medical guidance for your treatment ...Read more

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Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) d and sudafed together?

Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) d and sudafed together?

No: These both have decongestants in them so only one or the other ...Read more

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Can I take allegra (fexofenadine) and omeprazole together?

Medication question: You can take these two medications together. ...Read more

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Can I take allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

Can I take allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

Yes, but why: Allegra (fexofenadine) and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. Allegra doesn't cross into the brain, so no sedation. Benadryl commonly causes sedation. Typically there is no advantage to taking the 2 together, but also there is no harm at usual doses. ...Read more

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Can you take allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

Can you take allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

2 antihistamines: At usual doses, there should not be significant side effects from taking these 2 antihistamines together. If a person is needing this much for relief, consider seeing an allergist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) be taken together?

Can allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) be taken together?

Yes: Antihistamine is safe even with 4x the average daily dose. The major side effects would be dry mouth and drowsiness (the latter much less common if one uses the non-sedating type). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take both allegra (fexofenadine) and klonopin together?

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Is it safe to take both allegra (fexofenadine) and klonopin together?

Klonopin (clonazepam): Some added sedation, but otherwise ok as prescribed. ...Read more

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What happens if child takes Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and allegra together?

Not much: They are both antihistamines and would reduce allergic symptoms. The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might make him/her a bit sleepy. ...Read more

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Can I take Allegra & Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together or one or the other? Thanks!

Better not together: One or the other, space them out if you have to take both, but under doctor's supervision ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Allegra (Definition)

Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more