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Allegra

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Satisfaction
6.7
6.8  Effectiveness
3.3  Side Effects
5.4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Allegra side effects and 2 Allegra benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is fexofenadine and brand names are Allegra, Allegra ODT.

Allegra is manufactured by Aventis.

The active ingredients of this medication are fexofenadine pseudoephedrine and hydrochloride.

It is primarily used in treating symptoms of seasonal allergies (hay fever) in both adults and children.
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Lindsay Lohan

Lohan made headlines in 2008 when she went to a Miami emergency room suffering from an acute asthma attack.

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John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy

He often used amphetamines to control asthma symptoms.

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Diane Keaton

Keaton reportedly suffers from adult-onset asthma and once played at an asthmatic cat lover.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee's breathing difficulties were first diagnosed as bronchitis, then mononucleosis.

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Effectiveness of Allegra by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Allegra, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 1.4% 92.8% 2.9% 2.9%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 1.4% 94.2% 2.9% 1.4%
Blood Pressure 1.4% 0% 95.7% 1.4% 1.4%
Breathing 5.8% 10.1% 60.9% 15.9% 7.2%
Confidence 0% 2.9% 89.9% 7.2% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 1.4% 1.4% 94.2% 2.9% 0%
Digestion 1.4% 2.9% 91.3% 1.4% 2.9%
Emotional Well-being 0% 4.3% 89.9% 4.3% 1.4%
Energy 2.9% 14.5% 72.5% 8.7% 1.4%
Eyesight 1.4% 1.4% 94.3% 1.4% 1.4%
Memory 1.4% 1.4% 95.7% 1.4% 0%
Mental Clarity 1.4% 8.7% 85.5% 4.3% 0%
Pain 1.4% 2.9% 89.9% 5.8% 0%
Patience 1.4% 2.9% 92.8% 2.9% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 1.4% 97.1% 1.4% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 97.1% 0% 2.9%
Sleep 4.3% 13% 60.9% 18.8% 2.9%
Stress Level 2.9% 2.9% 84.1% 7.2% 2.9%
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Commonly Reported Allegra Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 96.9% 3.1% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 95.2% 0% 0% 4.8% 0%
Blurred Vision 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 90.5% 9.5% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 95.2% 0% 4.8% 0% 0%
Confusion 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Cough 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 95.2% 0% 4.8% 0% 0%
Dizziness 92.4% 7.6% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 81.8% 15.2% 1.5% 1.5% 0%
Dry Mouth 75.9% 19% 3.4% 0% 1.7%
Dry Nose 82% 14% 4% 0% 0%
Dry Throat / Increased Thirst 73.5% 18.4% 4.1% 2% 2%
Fatigue 89.4% 7.6% 3% 0% 0%
Gas 90.5% 9.5% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 83.3% 12.1% 4.5% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 95.2% 0% 4.8% 0% 0%
Nausea 98.5% 0% 1.5% 0% 0%
Nosebleeds 91.8% 8.2% 0% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Sneezing 95.9% 4.1% 0% 0% 0%
Sore Throat 96.5% 3.5% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 90.5% 4.8% 4.8% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 93.9% 6.1% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Allegra Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 97.5% 0% 0% 0% 2.5%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 96.6% 1.7% 1.7% 0% 0%
Anxiety 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Appetite Loss 96.6% 1.7% 1.7% 0% 0%
Constipation 95.1% 0% 2.4% 0% 2.4%
Difficulty Urinating 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Throat / Increased Thirst 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Fainting 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 95.5% 2.3% 2.3% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 96.6% 0% 0% 3.4% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0% 0%
Nervousness 98.2% 0% 0% 1.8% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 95.1% 2.4% 0% 0% 2.4%
Tingling Sensations 96.5% 3.5% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Allegra
Since taking Allegra Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 1.4%
Blindness 1.4%
Fall 1.4%
Hospitalization 1.4%
Seizure 1.4%
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User Comments about Allegra
24 Jan 2012 Onset of marked HTN. Took 48 hrs to return no normal BP once stopping allegra
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10 Jan 2012 Allegra has been the only allergy drug I've used and will continue to be the only drug for me as long as it continues to positively affect me and my allergies.
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06 Jan 2012 Medicine works well. Pills are small and easy to swallow. When beginning use, it made me sleepy. Helped take away swelling in hands and feet.
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25 Nov 2011 Very effective for allergy symptoms
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16 Nov 2011 I love alegra it releaves the me quickly of all the sneezing, watery eyes, and feeling nosy
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