Review: could Allegra cause Dependence?


Dependence is found among people who take Allegra, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 35,018 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Dependence. Find out below who they are, when they have Dependence and more.

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Allegra has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Allegra 41,493 users)


Dependence has been reported by people with migraine, quit smoking, depression, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 5,359 Dependence patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

35,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra.
Among them, 15 people (0.04%) have Dependence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allegra cause Dependence?

Gender of people who have Dependence when taking Allegra *:

  • female: 73.33 %
  • male: 26.67 %

Age of people who have Dependence when taking Allegra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Depression (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Urinary Incontinence (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Fibromyalgia (5 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (11 people, 73.33%)
  • Paxil (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Wellbutrin (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Atenolol (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Premarin (6 people, 40.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (12 people, 80.00%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Eating Disorder (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Amnesia (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Somnolence (7 people, 46.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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