Allegra vs Allegra D

Allegra
(Rx)
Allegra D
(OTC)
Allegra is a systemic antihistamine.
Allegra D is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergy
2.4
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Allergy
2.1
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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July 25, 1996
December 24, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
44,126 Discussions
4,052 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Hives
Allegra is prescribed for Allergy and Itching and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Cough
#4 for Sneezing
#5 for Common Cold
#6 for Flu
Allegra D is approved for Allergy and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Depression
3
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Palpitations
1
Anorexia
1
Nose Bleeds
1
Addiction
1
Tachycardia
1
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Dizziness
7
Nausea
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Weight Loss
3
Palpitations
2
Dry Mouth
2
Rash
2
Weight Gain
2
Burning
2
Vomiting
1
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Allegra during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Allegra and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Allegra D and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 30 mg, 60 mg, 180 mg
Capsule: 60 mg
Suspension: 30 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease drug effect. , Avoid drinking grapefruit, orange or apple juice with drug because fruit juices may alter absorption.
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease drug effect., Avoid drinking grapefruit, orange or apple juice with drug because fruit juices may alter absorption.
Ingredients
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Fexofenadine Hcl
Fexofenadine Hcl/Pseudoephedrine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Allegra and Allegra D: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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