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Is it ok to take allegra (fexofenadine) when you have glaucoma?

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Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Probably OK

Allegra (fexofenadine) is in the class of drugs known and antihistamines.
People with an specific anatomical shape in their eye may be at risk for angle closure glaucoma. Antihistamines have been known to incite an angle closure glaucoma attack in some people with this risk. Open angle glaucoma patients do not need to worry. Your ophthalmologist should be able to tell you if you are at risk.

In brief: Probably OK

Allegra (fexofenadine) is in the class of drugs known and antihistamines.
People with an specific anatomical shape in their eye may be at risk for angle closure glaucoma. Antihistamines have been known to incite an angle closure glaucoma attack in some people with this risk. Open angle glaucoma patients do not need to worry. Your ophthalmologist should be able to tell you if you are at risk.
Dr. William Dieck
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

There is no problem with Allegra (fexofenadine) or other antihistamines when you have glaucoma.

In brief: Yes

There is no problem with Allegra (fexofenadine) or other antihistamines when you have glaucoma.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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