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Fexofenadine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Fexofenadine is also known as: Allegra, Allegra Allergy, Allegra Hives, Allegra ODT, Aller-Ease, Mucinex Allergy

Fexofenadine Pregnancy Warnings

Fexofenadine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of teratogenicity. However, dose-related decreases in weight gain and survival have been reported for rat pups. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Fexofenadine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Fexofenadine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of fexofenadine into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering fexofenadine to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Allegra (fexofenadine)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Allegra (fexofenadine)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.

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