fexofenadine, Allegra, Allegra Allergy, Allegra Hives, Children's Allegra, Mucinex Allergy (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Fexofenadine is used for the treatment of seasonal allergies in patients 2 years of age and older and chronic urticaria (hives, itching) in patients 6 months of age and older.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of fexofenadine are:

Other important side effects include:

PRESCRIPTION: No, yes (suspension)


PREPARATIONS: Tablets: 30, 60 and 180 mg. Suspension: 30 mg/5 ml.

STORAGE: Tablets and suspension should be stored at room temperature between 20 C - 25 C (68 F - 77 F).

DOSING: For seasonal allergies and urticaria the recommended dose for adults and children 12 years of age or older is 60 mg twice daily or 180 mg once daily.

Children 2-11 years of age should be given 30 mg twice daily for seasonal allergies or urticaria.

Children 6 months to 2 years old should receive 15 mg twice daily for urticaria.

The suspension is used for children less than 6 years old.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/30/2015

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