Allegra Allergy Hives

Active Ingredient(s): Fexofenadine Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * January 24, 2011
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Allegra Allergy Hives Overview

Fexofenadine, sold under the brand name Allegra among others,[1] is an antihistamine pharmaceutical drug used in the treatment of allergy symptoms, such as hay fever and urticaria.[8] Therapeutically, fexofenadine is a selective peripheral H1 blocker. It is classified as a second-generation antihistamine because it is less able to pass the blood–brain barrier and cause sedation, compared to first-generation antihistamines.[9][10&am...

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When the "cure" is the cause

After two years of hives, facial swelling, inflammation and weight gain, I am cautiously optimistic that I have discovered what has caused the hives. Its been two years of steroid treatments, humiliating hives, pain and major swelling. (Stress also makes the vicious cycle spin). I went to multiple doctors, (Derm, General, Rhuemotologist, OBGYN - hormones?, and three different allergists). had extensive allergy testing. The results indicated that I was "allergic" to wheat, corn, eggs, mushrooms, almonds etc. I drastically changed my diet to eat only vegetables, fruits, meat proteins and some rice. Even with exercise I was still gaming weight. During this time I was "treating" my hives and allergic response with "Allegra". I thought it was the wonder drug. I was al...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fexofenadine Hydrochloride
  • Capsule: 60mg
  • Suspension: 30mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 180mg, 30mg, 60mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 30mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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