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Fexofenadine vs Hydroxyzine

Fexofenadine
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Hydroxyzine
Other name: Allegra (Allegra)
Other name: Atarax (Atarax)
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Fexofenadine (trade names Allegra, Telfast, Fastofen, Tilfur, Vifas, Telfexo, Allerfexo) is an Histamine antagonist medication used in the treatment of hayfever and similar allergy symptoms. It was developed as a...
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Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam...
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Top Concerns
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Drowsy
9
Sedation
5
Dry Mouth
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Peptic Ulcer
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Depression
1
Bleeding
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Sleepy
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Wheezing
1
Itchy Eyes
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Weight Gain
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Depression
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Dizzy
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Weight Gain
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Dry Mouth
2
Euphoria
2
RLS
1
Migraines
1
Psychotic
1
Palpitations
1
Nightmares
1
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About Fexofenadine
Fexofenadine (trade names Allegra, Telfast, Fastofen, Tilfur, Vifas, Telfexo, Allerfexo) is an Histamine antagonist medication used in the treatment of hayfever and similar allergy symptoms. It was developed as a...
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About Hydroxyzine
Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam...
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been put on Fexofenadine, only started it yesterday. I'd...
" ...everyone After having been taken off the hydroxyzine because of an extended QT ...cetirizine, which was useless, I've now been put on Fexofenadine, only started it yesterday.  I'd ...as a reminder I... "

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hydroxyzine played a huge part, it also helped me...
" ...what eventually cleared it up. fexofenadine 180mg twice a day and ...25mg of the old fashioned hydroxyzine at night.  I'm convinced the hydroxyzine played a huge part, it also helped me sleep through... "

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er tried like, hydroxyzine or fexofenadine or something mo...
" ...Ionizing air filter helps my allergies a helluva lot more ...dependency. Have you ever tried like, hydroxyzine or... "

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rticaria? Currently taking Hydroxyzine at night and Fex...
" ...manage chronic urticaria? Currently taking Hydroxyzine at night and Fexofenadine in the morning. Would help... "

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been treated with fexofenadine, famotodine, Hydroxyzine...
" ...my first time here. I have been itching for the past 6 months, especially my arms and legs. Have been treated with fexofenadine, famotodine, Hydroxyzine and several different lotions and... "

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new doctor who prescribed hydroxyzine and fexofenadine. Two...
" \"I have been suffering from rashes, bumps, and itches on ...found a new doctor who prescribed hydroxyzine and fexofenadine. Two days later 99% of ...not to spend most of my waking hours itching, creaming up... "

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u may start with fexofenadine 120 mg in morning an...
" ...for writing to us. In cases of skin writing( dermatographism) and hives( urticaria) usually the treatment should be started in the form of oral antihistamines like cetirizine, loratidine,... "

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One of my GPs gave me Hydroxyzine when I was itching like...
" ...get on well with the Fexofenadine Catherine.  One of my GPs gave me Hydroxyzine when I was itching like mad, with Pemphigoid.  It is a sedating type antihistamine, which helped... "

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e also use hydroxyzine (Atarax) here at night. I...
" Yes, fexofenadine is Allegra here in the US. It's not a ...cheap prescription. We also use hydroxyzine (Atarax) here at night. It's ...Luckily, my DS can take the Zrytec pills - we split... "

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t I'm switching off of the hydroxyzine to zyrtec this we...
" ...get really bad. I currently on ranitidine, hydroxyzine, and fexofenadine. But I'm switching off of the hydroxyzine to zyrtec this week because its not good to be on in early pregnancy. I've been... "

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