Could Allegra cause Lightheadedness - from FDA reports


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 Lipitor, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 39,866 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA. Among them, 2,025 have Lightheadedness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness and more.

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Allegra

Allegra has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Allegra 41,515 users)

Lightheadedness

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 271,782 Lightheadedness patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

39,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra.
Among them, 2,025 people (5.08%) have Lightheadedness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allegra cause Lightheadedness?

Time on Allegra when people have Lightheadedness *:

  • < 1 month: 60.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.92 %
  • 10+ years: 0.66 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:

  • female: 73.72 %
  • male: 26.28 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 2.85 %
  • 20-29: 4.15 %
  • 30-39: 8.85 %
  • 40-49: 16.9 %
  • 50-59: 21.18 %
  • 60+: 45.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (241 people, 11.90%)
  • High Blood Pressure (181 people, 8.94%)
  • Depression (149 people, 7.36%)
  • Osteoporosis (141 people, 6.96%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (117 people, 5.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (242 people, 11.95%)
  • Aspirin (223 people, 11.01%)
  • Nexium (213 people, 10.52%)
  • Vioxx (212 people, 10.47%)
  • Singulair (195 people, 9.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (552 people, 27.26%)
  • Fatigue (482 people, 23.80%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (451 people, 22.27%)
  • Headache (418 people, 20.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (352 people, 17.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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