Review: could Allegra cause Heartburn - chronic?
Summary: Heartburn - chronic could be caused by Allegra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Prilosec, and have Pain.
We study 22,757 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Heartburn - chronic. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn - chronic and more.
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Allegra (latest outcomes from 23,802 users) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Heartburn - chronic
Heartburn - chronic (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 43,953 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 63 people (0.28%) have Heartburn - Chronic. They amount to 0.14% of all the 43,846 people who have Heartburn - Chronic on eHealthMe.
Time on Allegra when people have Heartburn - chronic * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heartburn - chronic||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||30.00%||10.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heartburn - chronic when taking Allegra * :
|Heartburn - chronic||75.41%||24.59% |
Age of people who have Heartburn - chronic when taking Allegra * :
|Heartburn - chronic||0.00%||0.00%||1.75%||3.51%||5.26%||21.05%||12.28%||56.14% |
Severity of Heartburn - chronic when taking Allegra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heartburn - chronic||0.00%||71.43%||28.57%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heartburn - chronic ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heartburn - chronic||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (8 people, 12.70%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 11.11%)
- Eczema (6 people, 9.52%)
- Bipolar disorder (6 people, 9.52%)
- Allergies (5 people, 7.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (16 people, 25.40%)
- Vioxx (13 people, 20.63%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 17.46%)
- Levaquin (9 people, 14.29%)
- Protonix (9 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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