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What is this drug used for?
• It is used to ease allergy signs.
• It is used to treat hives.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:
• A significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Medication Safety Issues
Allegra may be confused with Allegra Anti-Itch Cream (diphenhydramine/allantoin), Viagra
Fexofenadine may be confused with fesoterodine
Mucinex Allergy may be confused with Mucinex
Allegra [US, Canada, and multiple international markets] may be confused with Allegro brand name for fluticasone [Israel] and frovatriptan [Germany]
Storage and Stability
Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Use orally disintegrating tablet immediately after opening individual blister.
Central nervous system: Dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, pain
Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting (children 6 months to 5 years)
Infection: Viral infection
Neuromuscular & skeletal: Back pain, limb pain, myalgia
Otic: Otitis media
Respiratory: Cough, rhinorrhea, upper respiratory tract infection
Rare but important or life-threatening: Hypersensitivity reaction (including anaphylaxis, angioedema, chest tightness, dyspnea, flushing, pruritus, skin rash, urticaria), insomnia, nervousness, nightmares, sleep disorder