fexofenadine 180 mg tablet - oral, Allegra
GENERIC NAME: FEXOFENADINE 180 MG TABLET - ORAL (fex-oh-FEN-uh-deen)
BRAND NAME(S): Allegra
USES: Fexofenadine is an antihistamine that provides relief of seasonal allergy symptoms such as runny or itchy nose, sneezing, itchy throat, and watery, itchy, or red eyes. It is also used for hives.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth usually once daily, with or without food; or take as directed by your doctor.Taking fexofenadine with apple, grapefruit, or orange juice may decrease the absorption of this drug. Try to avoid taking fexofenadine with these types of fruit juices. If possible, take this drug with water instead.Antacids containing aluminum and magnesium can decrease the absorption of this drug. Do not take antacids within 2 hours of taking this medication.Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed. Dosage is based on your medical condition (e.g., kidney disease) and response to treatment.Do not take this medication for several days before allergy testing since test results can be affected. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
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