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Allegra Suspension

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Composition for Allegra Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Allegra Suspension

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Allegra Suspension

Uses of Allegra Suspension

Allegra Suspension is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It is used to relieve the symptoms that occur with seasonal allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose and itchy, red and watery eyes.

Allegra Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Allegra are Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

How to use Allegra Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Allegra Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Allegra Suspension works

Allegra Suspension is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

In Depth Information on Allegra Suspension

Expert advice for Allegra Suspension

  • Allegra Suspension helps with the symptoms of allergies such as itching, redness, and rashes.
  • It is less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other similar medicines.
  • It works best when taken regularly, even before symptoms appear.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It may cause nausea. Stick to simple meals and don't eat rich or spicy food.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
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Allegra Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Allegra Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Allegra Suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Allegra Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Allegra Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Because of low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Allegra Suspension would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Allegra Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Allegra Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Allegra Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Allegra Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Allegra Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Allegra
Since Friday having a high fever and joint pain at my wrist and ankles because of which I consulted a doctor so he prescribed me some medicine and now I'm feeling some itching all over my body. I don't have any prominent marks on my body because of those itching but it Is just Itching all over my body . Do I have allergy to these medicines. ? He prescribed me Crocin ,Nice, Cyra and Levosiz. Please help.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take allegra 120 mg twice daily for 3 days
Skin is turning black with Itching And increasing day by day Some black line is occuring in face which is not curing even after using many medicknes
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
momate cream for application twice daily for 5 daystab allegra 180 mg if required
Hi Doctor, Please refer to the following for my mother: 10th August 2016 onwards fever 102 degrees which lasted for 4 days. Also, there was Joint and body pain, headache, and bitter tastebuds. We then went for typhoid test (PFA the report) then a local doctor here confirmed typhoid. Taking medicines (attached the medicines she is taking currently) From 22nd aug onwards. Current status: although she is not having any fever now but having alot of body itching due to which she is not able to sleep at all. Request you to please help and advise whether any changes need to be made in the medication? Or any other course to be followed? And Do's and Donts. Thanks and Regards
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Kindly consult in person for detailed consultation She may take tab Allegra 120mg for itching
Having iching problem in body(leg n hand) is it mosquito bite or what I can't understand. Tell me the solution or drug abt.this
Dr. Prashant Singh
Child Specialist
use an anti histaminic like atarax or allegra and apply lotion like dermocalm or lacto calamine lotion
Running burning nose last two days cough,headak,watring eyes,my sound change can I take tab Allegra 180 (fexofenadine) BD, before or after 1 hours meals and pcm 500 BD ,plz help my friend suggested me this medicine can I add any antibiotic
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Usually allergic take Allegra 120 mg once a week and paracetamol two times a day for ten days
I havefrom last 8 to 10 years fungus infection at my private part. I used flu 150 mg canesteen and ctizone onitment but after some time it again arised. Now itching and spotting like a moong dal in hydocele and penis. Pls advise
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Sertacide cream twice daily for 1 month . Cap itraconazole 100 mg twice daily for 2 weeks . Tab Allegra for itching
she has been suffering from drug allergy from paracitamol , combiflam etc. as becuse last year Dec'14 she was bitten by 14-15 honey bees, at present medicine allegra 180 one daily
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hi. Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. In that case she should continue Allegra and avoid the medicines that are culprit .

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Frequently asked questions about Allegra Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Fexofenadine

Q. Can I take Allegra for an allergic reaction?
Allegra is an antihistaminic drug. Allegra is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) such as sneezing, itchy and runny nose and red, itchy and watery eyes and Allegra 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Allegra for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Allegra a stimulant?
Allegra is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Allegra better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Allegra are antihistamines. Both medications work well for the treatment of seasonal hay fever and urticaria, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Cetirizine has shown to produce greater relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms than Allegra at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Allegra for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Allegra 180mg is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Talk to your doctor for the treatment of hives.
Q. Can I take Allegra for itchy skin?
Allegra is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can I take Allegra for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Allegra for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Allegra for a rash?
Allegra is used to relieve itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can I take Allegra for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Allegra for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Allegra for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Allegra for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Allegra for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Allegra for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Allegra keep you awake?
Allegra can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Allegra can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Allegra on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Allegra cause weight gain?
Allegra is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Allegra.
Q. Does Allegra stop itching?
Allegra can help to stop itching associated with hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) and long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for itching as it may require a proper diagnosis of the underlying disease and treatment.
Q. Does Allegra expire?
Yes, Allegra does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Does Allegra cause dementia?
Allegra is not known to cause dementia. Please consult your doctor if you have any signs and symptoms of dementia as it would require proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Allegra raise blood sugar?
Allegra is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Allegra.
Q. Does Allegra effect blood pressure?
Allegra is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Allegra.
Q. Does Allegra cause insomnia?
Allegra can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Allegra can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Allegra on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Allegra.
Q. Does Allegra contain codeine?
Allegra does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Allegra effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Allegra hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Allegra if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Allegra a steroid?
Allegra is not a steroid. Allegra belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Allegra better than cetirizine?
Allegra and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Allegra is non-sedative while cetirizine does cause some sedation. Also, their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is Allegra safe?
Allegra is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Allegra make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Allegra. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Allegra.
Q. Is Allegra over the counter?
Allegra is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Allegra a decongestant?
Allegra is not a decongestant. Allegra belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Decongestants are medicines that relieve congestion by reducing swelling, inflammation and mucus formation in the nose making it easier for a person to breathe. Their main action is activation of alpha-adrenergic receptors which vasoconstricts (narrows) blood vessels. Examples of decongestants are pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine.
Q. Is Allegra anticholinergic?
Allegra is not an anticholinergic. Allegra belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Allegra a stimulant?
Allegra is not a stimulant. Allegra belongs to a group of medcines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria).
Q. Can I take Allegra with cetirizine?
Allegra and cetirizine both belong to the same group of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. Although there are no reported drug interactions, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Allegra by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra with omeprazole?
Allegra can be taken with omeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra with citalopram?
Allegra can be taken with citalopram. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra with prednisone?
Allegra can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra with amoxicillin?
Allegra can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra while having high blood pressure?
Allegra does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Allegra with paracetamol?
Allegra can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Allegra with ibuprofen?
Allegra can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Taking Allegra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Allegra with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Allegra with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Allegra with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Allegra with Clonazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Naze, Clono, Sonazep, Closis, Ubitpam, Clonarey
Allegra with Clobazam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Allegra with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Allegra with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Ginkonex
Allegra with Alprazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
Allegra with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Allegra with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Allegra with Betahistine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Betahistine: Histiwel, Histanil, Behop, Betavue, Luhist, Vote TD, Robitin, Vertizen, Bevertz, Idehist
Allegra with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Allegra with Erythromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Evening Primrose Oil: Rosecorn
Allegra with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Allegra with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Allegra with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H
Allegra with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Allegra with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Allegra with Roxithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Allegra with Clarithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
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