Fexofenadine Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

60 mg orally twice a day or 180 mg once daily with water

Usual Adult Dose for Urticaria

60 mg orally twice a day or 180 mg once daily with water

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

oral tablets:
6 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day with water
12 years or older: 60 mg orally twice a day or 180 mg once daily with water

oral tablet, disintegrating
6 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day

oral suspension:
allergic rhinitis:
2 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day with water
chronic idiopathic urticaria:
6 months to 1 year: 15 mg orally twice a day
2 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Urticaria

oral tablets:
6 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day with water
12 years or older: 60 mg orally twice a day or 180 mg once daily with water

oral tablet, disintegrating
6 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day

oral suspension:
allergic rhinitis:
2 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day with water
chronic idiopathic urticaria:
6 months to 1 year: 15 mg orally twice a day
2 to 11 years: 30 mg orally twice a day

Renal Dose Adjustments

CrCl less than 80 mL/min:

Oral Tablets:
Initial dose 6 to 11 years: 30 mg orally once a day
Initial dose 12 years or over: 60 mg orally once a day

Oral tablet, disintegrating
6 to 11 years: 30 mg orally once a day

Oral Suspension:
Initial dose (suspension) 6 months to 1 year: 15 mg orally once a day
Initial dose 2 to 11 years: 30 mg orally once a day

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Fexofenadine is not significantly removed by hemodialysis, thus supplementary dosing is not required following hemodialysis. The recommended initial dosage for patients on hemodialysis is 60 mg orally once a day.

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