Review: could Allegra cause Lightheadedness (Dizziness)?
Summary: Lightheadedness is found among people who take Allegra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 22,815 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,356 have Lightheadedness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness 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)
Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 161,959 Lightheadedness patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 22,815 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 1,356 people (5.94%) have Lightheadedness.
Time on Allegra when people have Lightheadedness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra * :
Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra * :
Severity of Lightheadedness when taking Allegra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (157 people, 11.58%)
- Hypertension (150 people, 11.06%)
- Hypersensitivity (134 people, 9.88%)
- Osteoporosis (121 people, 8.92%)
- Arthritis (110 people, 8.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (294 people, 21.68%)
- Lipitor (243 people, 17.92%)
- Vioxx (237 people, 17.48%)
- Nexium (227 people, 16.74%)
- Paxil (199 people, 14.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
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