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Allegra Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Allegra is used to treats the itchy, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy, red, watery eyes that come with hay fever. It is also used to relieve the itching and welts of hives. Allegra is a type of antihistamine that may causes drowsiness.

Allegra Dosage

  • For the treatment of hay fever, then the usual dosage is 60 milligrams twice a day or 180 milligrams once a day.

Uses of Allegra

  • Allegra is used to prevent sneezing, runny nose, itching and watering of the eyes, and other allergic symptoms.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Allegra

Before taken Allegra medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Allegra. Side effects may include:

  • Colds or flu
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Menstrual problems
  • Nausea
  • Pain including back or ear pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Indigestion

Warnings and precautions before taking Allegra:

  • If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, or hyperthyroidism, then you should be used Allegra-D with extra caution.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Allegra with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Allegra with the following:

  • Mecamylamine
  • Methyldopa
  • Reserpine

After taken Allegra if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Allegra overdose include:

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth

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