Allegra 12 HR

Allegra 12HR

Adults and children 12 years of age and older:
Take one tablet every 12 hours for non-drowsy, fast, effective multi-symptom relief of indoor and outdoor allergies including:

• Sneezing

• Runny nose

• Itchy, watery, red eyes

• Itchy nose, palate and/or throat

• Allergic skin conditions (chronic idiopathic urticaria)

• Skin itch, hives, and wheals

ALLEGRA improves health-related quality of life and work/activity productivity.

Directions

Adults and children 12 years of age and older:
Take 1 tablet (60 mg) every 12 hours with a glass (250 ml) of water. Do not use for a long period of time unless advised by a doctor. Do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours.

Warnings

Do not use ALLEGRA 12 HR if:
You have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients.

To help avoid side effects and ensure proper use, talk to your healthcare professional before you take ALLEGRA 12 HR. Talk about any health conditions or problems you may have, including if you:

  • Are pregnant or nursing
  • Have kidney disease
  • Are 65 years of age or older


Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including any drugs, vitamins, minerals, natural supplements or alternative medicine.

The following may react with ALLEGRA 12 HR:

  • Antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium hydroxide, as they may alter the effectiveness of ALLEGRA 12 HR
  • Do not take within 2 hours of taking an antacid
  • Do not take with fruit juices

Ingredients

Medicinal ingredients:
Fexofenadine hydrochloride.

Non-medicinal ingredients:
Each ALLEGRA 12HR contains: croscarmellose sodium, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, iron oxide, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, colloidal silicon dioxide, pregelatinized starch and titanium dioxide. Lactose-free.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, ALLEGRA 12 HR can cause unwanted effects. Common side effects that may occur include headache, nausea, sleepiness, fatigue, diarrhea, stomach discomfort, abdominal pain, lightheadedness, dry eye and sleeplessness.

Other information

  • Store between 15 ᵒC and 30 ᵒC in a dry place.
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children.


If you want more information about ALLEGRA 12 HR:

  • Talk to your healthcare professional.
  • Find the full product monograph that is prepared for healthcare professionals and includes this Patient Medication Information by visiting the Health Canada website; the manufacturer's website or by calling 1-800-265-7927.


Always read the label and follow the directions for use.

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How to tell if your sinus symptoms are caused by allergy symptoms, cold, or flu.

The severity of symptoms and how long they last can be a good indicator of the difference between allergies and a cold or flu. Still not sure? Refer to this chart and consult your doctor.

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