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Children’s allegra allergy

Generic name: fexofenadine [ FEX-oh-FEN-a-deen ]
Brand names: Allegra 12 Hour Allergy, Allegra 24 Hour Allergy, Allegra Allergy, Allegra OTC, Aller-Ease, … show all 8 brands
Drug class: Antihistamines

What is children's allegra allergy?

Children's allegra allergy treats seasonal allergies in children and adults.Children's allegra allergy can also be used to treat hives and skin itching caused by a chronic idiopathic urticaria condition in adults and children older than 6 years.There are several brands and types of fexofenadine. This leaflet does not list all brands.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for children's allegra allergy.

Side effects of children's allegra allergy

If you experience any of the following signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction: difficulty breathing, hives or swelling to your lips, face, tongue or throat. Seek medical assistance immediately!If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop using children's allegra allergy immediately and contact your doctor.

  • Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, unusual tiredness);
  • Cough that is new or worsening
  • Pain;
  • Signs of an ear infection include fever, ear pain, fullness, difficulty hearing, and drainage in the ear.

Some of the common side effects associated with children's allergic reactions include:

  • Headache;
  • Backache
  • Cold symptoms like stuffy nose and sinus pain.

There may be other side effects. Call your doctor if experiencing side effects; for fda reports of side effects call 800-fda-1088.


Children's allegra allergy should not be taken with fruit juices (such as orange, apple, or grapefruit).

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to children's allegra allergy, then it is best not to use it.

If you suffer from:

  • Kidney disease is a serious condition.

Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.This medicine may have more adverse effects on older adults. Ask your doctor if you are over 65 years old before taking children's allegra allergy.This medicine could contain phenylalanine, which is harmful to people with phenylketonuria.

How to take children's allegra allergy?

Keep to the instructions listed on your label or prescribed by a healthcare provider.

Follow the directions on the label of any medicine you give to your child.

  • Before giving children's allegra allergy liquid to a child under 2 years of age, consult a physician.
  • Disintegrating tablets (melting tablets) are not recommended for children younger than six years of age.
  • Children's allegra allergy 12-hour or 24-hour is not recommended for children younger than 12 years of age.

Take this medication only in water.Take the tablet with an empty stomach.Before measuring a dose, shake the suspension. Use the provided dosing cup or a dose-measuring tool (not a spoon).Only remove an oral disintegrating tablet when you're ready to use it. Place the tablet on your tongue and let it dissolve without chewing. As the tablet dissolves, you should swallow it several times.If your symptoms don't improve or worsen, call your doctor.Children's allegra allergy should be stored in the original packaging at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Liquid medicine should not be allowed to freeze.

What happens if i miss the dose?

When needed, children's allegra allergy should be used. You can skip a missed dose if you're on a schedule. Never use two doses in one go.

What happens if i overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.The symptoms of an overdose may include dizziness or a dry mouth.

What should be avoided?

Children's allegra allergy should not be taken with fruit juices (such as orange, apple, or grapefruit). Fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) can interfere with the absorption of this medication.Avoid taking an antacid 2 hours before or following children's allegra allergy. This medicine must not be taken at the same time with antacids that contain aluminium or magnesium.Before using any other cold or cough medicines, ask your doctor or pharmacist if they contain similar ingredients.

Interaction with other drug

Children's allegra allergy may worsen the effects of other drugs. Before taking an opioid, sleeping pill, muscle relaxant, medicine for anxiety, or seizures, consult your doctor.Before using children's allegra allergy in conjunction with other medications, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Ketoconazole;
  • Erythromycin.

This list is incomplete. Children's allegra allergy may be affected by other drugs, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal products. This list does not include all possible drug interactions.




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