Review: could Allegra cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?
Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Allegra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Hypersensitivity.
We study 22,815 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,259 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Allegra has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 23,863 Allegra users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,679 Anxiety patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 22,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 1,342 people (5.88%) have Anxiety.
Time on Allegra when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Allegra * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Allegra * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Allegra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypersensitivity (149 people, 11.10%)
- Pain (148 people, 11.03%)
- Depression (133 people, 9.91%)
- Osteoporosis (117 people, 8.72%)
- Anxiety (95 people, 7.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (295 people, 21.98%)
- Vioxx (260 people, 19.37%)
- Aspirin (245 people, 18.26%)
- Ambien (234 people, 17.44%)
- Lipitor (232 people, 17.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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