Allegra vs Singulair

Allegra
(Rx)
Singulair
(Rx)
Allegra is a systemic antihistamine.
Singulair is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Seasonal Allergies
3.1
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Seasonal Allergies
3.9
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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July 25, 1996
February 20, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
44,062 Discussions
39,411 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 Asthma
Singulair is prescribed for Asthma 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
Sin
Depression
8
Itching
6
Weight Gain
5
Hives
5
Mood Swings
4
Nightmares
3
Rash
3
Suicide
3
Ear Infection
2
Dizziness
2
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Itchy Eyes
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1
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8
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6
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Weight Gain
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5
2
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5
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Mood Swings
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4
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Nightmares
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3
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Rash
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3
0
Suicide
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3
0
Ear Infection
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2
0
Dizziness
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2
0
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.
B Category B
Before taking Singulair during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Allegra and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Singulair and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 30 mg, 60 mg, 180 mg
Capsule: 60 mg
Suspension: 30 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 4 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Granules: 4 mg
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.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fexofenadine Hcl
Montelukast Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Allegra and Singulair: 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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