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What are the long term effects of being on nasonex (mometasone) and allergy meds (switch between different ones... Zyrtec, allegra, claratin) it's been many years?

What are the long term effects of being on nasonex (mometasone) and allergy meds (switch between different ones... Zyrtec, allegra, claratin) it's been many years?

Not to worry : There are no significant reported long term adverse effects of nasal steroids in studies. Direct , local effects are more common like irritation in the nose, crustiness, nosebleeds. You just take a short break from the rx for these. There are no major reported concerns about long term use of antihistamines.- zyrtec, claritin, allegra, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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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Hello Dr.my boyfriend just discovered that he is allergic to our new kitten , can Allegra (fexofenadine) be taken everyday to help symptoms? Is it a long term fix

Hello Dr.my boyfriend just discovered that he is allergic to our new kitten , can Allegra (fexofenadine) be taken everyday to help symptoms? Is it a long term fix

Cat allergy: Greetings. Yes, Allegra (fexofenadine) can be used regularly for a fixed allergic exposure. Other medications could be added as needed. Since he was allergy tested, was he highly allergic? Does he have asthma? Is he allergic to other triggers? All these questions are important to see what might be best. Even allergy shot desensitization may be helpful. Follow up with your Allergist if Allegra (fexofenadine) isn't working. ...Read more

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I have rhinitis.No environmental allergies No deviated septum. No sleep apnea.normal weight.Want to stop snoring Allegra (fexofenadine) helps. Need long term soln?

I have rhinitis.No environmental allergies  No deviated septum.   No sleep apnea.normal weight.Want to stop snoring Allegra (fexofenadine) helps. Need long term soln?

Suggestions: Have you tried an inhaled nasal steroid for the rhinitis? Your dentist can make you a mouth guard that may help with your snoring. There are also surgical procedures. You may want to see an ENT if you haven't already. ...Read more

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How long does allegra (fexofenadine) d stay in your bloodstream?

How long does allegra (fexofenadine) d stay in your bloodstream?

Decongestants: In the combination drugs like claritin-d, Allegra-D or zyrtec-d the decongestant medication is formulated for slow release over a period of 12 (claritin-d12) or 24 hours (claritin-d24). ...Read more

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Can I take more than one Allegra (fexofenadine) 180 24 hour tablet per day? For how long can I take this?

Can I take more than one Allegra (fexofenadine) 180 24 hour tablet per day?  For how long can I take this?

Yes: You can for a day or two, depending on why you need it for, if longer you need a doctor to look at you, you might need additional/different medicine, an allergist can help, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more

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How long does allegra (fexofenadine) medication take to expire?

Read the label: There is considerable debate about the accuracy of label expiration dates. However, as a general rule, it is best to adhere to what the label states is the expiration date. This is especially true of liquid medication. ...Read more

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How long does it take allegra (fexofenadine) to leave your system?

Antihistamines: The antihistamines Allegra (fexofenadine), Claritin (loratadine), and zyrtec (cetirizine) can last in your body for more than a week. Most allergists want these medications discontined for a week before they perform skin testing. Some persons are 'slow-metabolizers' and these drugs can be in your system much longer. ...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