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Review: could Allegra cause Anaphylaxis?

We study 22,775 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 233 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Allegra

Allegra (latest outcomes from 23,822 users) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) (latest reports from 108,045 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.

On Jul, 19, 2014: 22,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 233 people (1.02%) have Anaphylaxis. They amount to 0.22% of all the 108,045 people who have Anaphylaxis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Allegra reports

Time on Allegra when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis95.00%5.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Allegra * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis78.01%21.99%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Allegra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%3.45%2.46%7.39%14.78%33.50%24.14%14.29%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Allegra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (61 people, 26.18%)
  2. Rhinitis allergic (27 people, 11.59%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (25 people, 10.73%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 9.44%)
  5. Urticaria (17 people, 7.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xolair (58 people, 24.89%)
  2. Singulair (45 people, 19.31%)
  3. Albuterol (44 people, 18.88%)
  4. Prevacid (35 people, 15.02%)
  5. Flonase (31 people, 13.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I'm just checking my hunch about the reaction. I took the dexamethasone around 9:30 and the lortab around 12:30. By 1pm my face had started swelling and a red rash started along the laugh lines under the cheeks and started spreading rapidly. It was really hot and just looked like one giant hive. I took two Benadryl and I can't tell that it helped any at all. The redness went partially on to my neck and forehead, also my chin. I put cortisone cream on it around 7:00. Still no relief.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I always use sertraline for depression & take allergy medicines.
    Sometimes I take zopiderm to sleep.

    I also have neck problems....arthritis. Sometimes take aleve or ibprofen

    My symptom that always occurs is a sore scalp.

    Reply

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