fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine, Allegra-D (cont.)

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NURSING MOTHERS: Pseudoephedrine is secreted in breast milk. The American Academy of Pediatrics considers pseudoephedrine to be compatible with nursing. Fexofenadine has not been adequately studied in women who are breastfeeding.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of Allegra-D include stimulation of the nervous system by pseudoephedrine leading to nervousness, restlessness, excitability, dizziness, headache, fear, anxiety, tremor, and even hallucinations and convulsions (seizures). Drowsiness, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting also occur.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2012

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