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Review: could Allegra cause Lightheadedness (Dizziness)?
We study 22,791 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 (latest outcomes from 23,843 users) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) (latest reports from 1,294,072 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 25, 2014: 22,786 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 1,356 people (5.95%) have Lightheadedness. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,294,666 people who have Lightheadedness on eHealthMe.
Time on Allegra when people have Lightheadedness * :
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Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra * :
Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra * :
Severity of Lightheadedness when taking Allegra ** :
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How people recovered from Lightheadedness ** :
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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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