Allegra and Lightheadedness - from FDA reports
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 Lipitor, and have Hypersensitivity. This review analyzes which people have Lightheadedness with Allegra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 41,927 people who have side effects when taking Allegra from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 02, 2017
41,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra.
Among them, 2,113 people (5.04%) have Lightheadedness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Allegra when people have Lightheadedness *:
- < 1 month: 56.97 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.73 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.64 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.27 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.12 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.45 %
- 10+ years: 1.82 %
Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:
- female: 74.05 %
- male: 25.95 %
Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.59 %
- 10-19: 2.73 %
- 20-29: 4.69 %
- 30-39: 9.02 %
- 40-49: 17.03 %
- 50-59: 21.01 %
- 60+: 44.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypersensitivity (256 people, 12.12%)
- High Blood Pressure (188 people, 8.90%)
- Depression (155 people, 7.34%)
- Osteoporosis (144 people, 6.81%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (124 people, 5.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (246 people, 11.64%)
- Nexium (224 people, 10.60%)
- Aspirin (223 people, 10.55%)
- Vioxx (212 people, 10.03%)
- Singulair (203 people, 9.61%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (577 people, 27.31%)
- Fatigue (506 people, 23.95%)
- Breathing Difficulty (466 people, 22.05%)
- Headache (435 people, 20.59%)
- Stress And Anxiety (358 people, 16.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra?
Allegra has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Allegra 43,620 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, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 290,363 Lightheadedness patients).
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