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Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Jay W. Marks, MD

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

ARTICLE RELATED DISEASES IMAGES & QUIZZES INDEX 10 Common Allergy Triggers Take the Quiz on Allergies Nasal Allergy Relief: Products That Work GENERIC NAME: fexofenadineBRAND NAME: Allegra, Allegra Allergy, Children's Allegra, Allergy 24-HR, Mucinex AllergyDISCONTINUED BRAND: Allegra Hives

PRESCRIPTION: No, yes (suspension)

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Fexofenadine is used for the treatment of seasonal allergies in patients 2 years of age and older and chronic urticaria (hives, itching) in patients 6 months of age and older.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of fexofenadine are:

headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, weakness, sleepiness, dizziness and sleepiness.

Other important side effects include:

fever, muscle aches, back pain, cough, allergic reactions, and pain in the limbs.

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