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ALLEGRA-D 12 HOUR
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Drug Name:

ALLEGRA-D 12 HOUR OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Fexofenadine HCl 60mg, pseudoephedrine HCl 120mg; ext-rel tabs.

Company:
Chattem Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ALLEGRA-D 12 HOUR:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis with nasal congestion.

Adult:

Swallow whole. Take on an empty stomach. 1 tab twice daily. Renal impairment: initially 1 tab once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Narrow-angle glaucoma. Urinary retention. Severe hypertension or coronary artery disease. During or within 14 days of stopping MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypertension. Diabetes. Ischemic heart disease. Increased intraocular pressure. Hyperthyroidism. Renal impairment. GI or GU obstruction. Seizure disorders. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Avoid concomitant aluminum- or magnesium-containing antacids. Pseudoephedrine: Antagonizes antihypertensives. Increased ectopic pacemaker activity with digitalis. Avoid other sympathomimetics. Fruit juices (eg, grapefruit, orange, apple) may reduce plasma levels.

See Also:

ALLEGRA-D 24 HOUR

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, insomnia, nausea, dry mouth, dyspepsia, throat irritation, dizziness, agitation, back or abdominal pain, palpitations, nervousness, anxiety, upper respiratory infection.

How Supplied:

Tabs 24hr—100; 12hr—100, 500

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