Review: could Allegra cause Lightheadedness?


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 Depression . We study 21,013 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,376 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 hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Allegra 23,426 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 breathing difficulty, urinary tract infection, weakness, joint pain, memory loss (latest reports from 157,319 Lightheadedness patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

21,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra.
Among them, 1,376 people (6.55%) have Lightheadedness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allegra cause Lightheadedness?

Time on Allegra when people have Lightheadedness *:

  • < 1 month: 32.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 2.22 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:

  • female: 72.26 %
  • male: 27.74 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 2.11 %
  • 20-29: 3.35 %
  • 30-39: 9.07 %
  • 40-49: 17.36 %
  • 50-59: 23.17 %
  • 60+: 44.32 %

Severity if Lightheadedness when taking Allegra **:

  • least: 8.33 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Lightheadedness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (129 people)
  • Hypertension (126 people)
  • Osteoporosis (115 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (109 people)
  • Arthritis (90 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (214 people)
  • Vioxx (205 people)
  • Aspirin (191 people)
  • Paxil (171 people)
  • Zometa (167 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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