ALLEGRA OTC

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ALLEGRA

Allergies
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Fexofenadine HCl 60mg, 180mg; tabs.

Company:

Chattem Inc.

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Indications for ALLEGRA:

Allergic rhinitis (seasonal). Chronic idiopathic urticaria.

Adult:

180mg once daily or 60mg twice daily. Renal impairment: initially 60mg once daily.

Children:

Use Children's Allegra.

Warnings/Precautions:

Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid concomitant aluminum- or magnesium-containing antacids.

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Adults: Headache, back pain, viral infection, GI upset, sinusitis, dizziness, drowsiness. Children: cough, fever, pain, otitis media, upper respiratory tract infection.

Metabolism:

Hepatic (minimal).

Elimination:

Fecal, renal.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Tabs 60mg—12; 180mg—5, 30, 45, 70