Alegra is a common misspelling of Allegra (fexofenadine).
What is Allegra (Alegra)?
Allegra (Alegra) is an antihistamine that works by blocking the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Blocking histamine helps to decrease allergy symptoms. Allegra (Alegra) is a type of antihistamine that rarely causes drowsiness.
Allegra (Alegra) is used to relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergies such as runny nose, sneezing, and itchy, red, watery eyes associated with hay fever. Allegra (Alegra) is also used to relieve the itching and welts of hives caused by a condition called chronic idiopathic urticaria. Allegra (Alegra) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Allegra (Alegra) side effects include stomach upset, menstrual cramps, back pain, cough, fever, stuffy nose, earache or dizziness.
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Frequently asked questions
- Allegra vs Claritin: Which is more effective for allergies?
- Can I take Allegra in the morning and Zyrtec in the evening?
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