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A nonsedating antihistamine, C32H39NO4, used in its chloride form to treat allergic rhinitis and allergic skin disorders.

[Alteration of carboxyterfenadine (perhaps influenced by phenyl) : carboxy- + terfenadine, an antihistamine (ter(tiary) + alteration of phen(yl) + alteration of (piper)idine).]


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one of India's largest drug makers, has launched an O-T-C fexofenadine hydrochloride 60 mg and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 120 mg extended-release tablets, a bioequivalent of Allegra-D 12 Hour Allergy and Congestion.
Reddy's Laboratories, an integrated global pharmaceutical company, has introduced its over-the-counter Fexofenadine Hydrochloride and Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets 60 mg/120 mg, a bioequivalent generic version of Allegra-D 12 Hour Allergy & Congestion, in the United States, it was reported on Friday.
His preferred histamine-1 / histamine-2 blocker is fexofenadine because it doesn't cross the blood-brain barrier at all.
Fluticasone furoate nasal spray is more effective than fexofenadine for nighttime symptoms of seasonal allergy.
Fexofenadine (Allegra) is the only antihistamine that doesn't permeate the blood-brain barrier and therefore cannot bind to CNS [histamine.
There is lower potential for side effects--including sedation and cardiac arrhythmias--with fexofenadine as a third-generation [H.
They took either a Butterbur extract standardized to eight mg of petasine, three times a day, or one tablet of the allergy drug fexofenadine (Allegra)--a prescription antihistamine.
Research: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, parallel group comparison study of butterbur extract (Ze 339; 8 mg total petasine; one tablet thrice-daily), fexofenadine (Telfast 180, one tablet once-daily) and placebo was conducted in 330 patients.
fexofenadine is indicated for use in children aged 6 years and older, loratadine for children 2 years or older, cetirizine for children 6 months and older, and azelastine for children 5 years and older.
1 percent, (b) taking the popular prescription antihistamine, fexofenadine (Allegra), or (c) taking a placebo.
Testing the in-vitro action of grapefruit juice on the absorption of a variety of drugs that included cyclosporine, vinblastine, losartan, digoxin, and fexofenadine, the investigators discovered that the juice reduced absorption of all.