Drug interactions between Allegra and Allegra Hives
|Allegra Hives (fexofenadine)|
Interactions between your drugs
- Allegra is in the drug class antihistamines.
- Allegra is used to treat the following conditions:
A total of 76 drugs (297 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Allegra Hives.
- Allegra Hives is a member of the drug class antihistamines.
- Allegra Hives is used to treat Urticaria.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Allegra (fexofenadine), Allegra Hives (fexofenadine)
Consuming large amounts of certain fruit juices, including grapefruit, orange and apple, may decrease the levels of fexofenadine in your body. Fexofenadine should be taken with water and refrain from drinking large amounts of grapefruit, orange, or apple juice. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'antihistamines' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'antihistamines' category:
- fexofenadine (active ingredient in Allegra (fexofenadine))
- fexofenadine (active ingredient in Allegra Hives (fexofenadine))
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.