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Allegra

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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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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
Cold Symptoms 95.2% 0% 4.8% 0% 0%
Dry Throat / Increased Thirst 73.5% 18.4% 4.1% 2% 2%
Headache 83.3% 12.1% 4.5% 0% 0%
Gas 90.5% 9.5% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 89.4% 7.6% 3% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 93.9% 6.1% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 95.2% 0% 4.8% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 95.2% 0% 4.8% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 90.5% 9.5% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 90.5% 4.8% 4.8% 0% 0%
Confusion 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 95.2% 0% 0% 4.8% 0%
Drowsiness 81.8% 15.2% 1.5% 1.5% 0%
Cough 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 98.5% 0% 1.5% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 75.9% 19% 3.4% 0% 1.7%
Coordination / Balance Problems 95% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 92.4% 7.6% 0% 0% 0%
Sore Throat 96.5% 3.5% 0% 0% 0%
Nosebleeds 91.8% 8.2% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Nose 82% 14% 4% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Sneezing 95.9% 4.1% 0% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 96.9% 3.1% 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
Anxiety 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 95.1% 2.4% 0% 0% 2.4%
Appetite Loss 96.6% 1.7% 1.7% 0% 0%
Abdominal Pain 97.5% 0% 0% 0% 2.5%
Difficulty Urinating 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Tingling Sensations 96.5% 3.5% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 95.5% 2.3% 2.3% 0% 0%
Nervousness 98.2% 0% 0% 1.8% 0%
Muscle Cramping 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 96.6% 0% 0% 3.4% 0%
Constipation 95.1% 0% 2.4% 0% 2.4%
Irregular Heartbeat 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Fainting 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Throat / Increased Thirst 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 96.6% 1.7% 1.7% 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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