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Allergy is a hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmles...
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Fexofenadine
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Hydroxyzine
Other name: Allegra (Allegra)
Other name: Atarax (Atarax)
2.0
3.0
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Allergies
Itching
Hives*
Seasonal Allergies
Chronic Urticaria
Inflammation*
Allergic Rhinitis
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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
Fex
Drowsy
9
Sedation
5
Sinus Infections
4
Dry Mouth
2
Peptic Ulcer
2
Depression
1
Bleeding
1
Wheezing
1
Sleepy
1
Itchy Eyes
1
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Depression
7
Dizzy
4
Weight Gain
3
Dry Mouth
2
Euphoria
2
RLS
1
Migraines
1
Psychotic
1
Palpitations
1
Weight Loss
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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the hydroxyzine played a huge part, it also helped...
" ...eventually cleared it up. fexofenadine 180mg twice a day ...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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ever tried like, hydroxyzine or fexofenadine or something...
" ...air filter helps my allergies a helluva lot ...Have you ever tried like, hydroxyzine or fexofenadine or something... "

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

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... "

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

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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... "

We also use hydroxyzine (Atarax) here at night....
" Yes, fexofenadine is Allegra here in the ...cheap prescription. We also use hydroxyzine (Atarax) here at night. It's ...Luckily, my DS can take the Zrytec pills - we split... "

But I'm switching off of the hydroxyzine to zyrtec this...
" ...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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is too. I took 180 mg of fexofenadine but only once but...
" ...and I have had a recent bout of terrible urticaria which has lasted ...yours is too. I took 180 mg of fexofenadine but only once but the saver was 25mg of hydroxyzine which I took at night,... "

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long term, Hydroxyzine 25mg and Fexofenadine 120mg plus...
" ...two prescription ones long term, Hydroxyzine 25mg and Fexofenadine 120mg plus Montelukast 10mg for asthma... "

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