Review: Muscle twitching in Allegra
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 6, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Muscle twitching by studying 21,876 people who take Allegra. We analyze: the time on Allegra when people have Muscle twitching, gender and age of these people, the severity of Muscle twitching, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Allegra. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Allegra (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is used in allergies, allergic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis. Commonly reported side effects of Allegra include nausea aggravated, nausea, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Muscle twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Dec, 6, 2013: 21,876 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 103 people (0.47%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Allegra when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||40.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Allegra * :
|Muscle twitching||69.05%||30.95% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Allegra * :
|Muscle twitching||1.41%||2.82%||11.27%||1.41%||22.54%||19.72%||21.13%||19.72% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Allegra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (27 people, 26.21%)
- Muscle spasms (20 people, 19.42%)
- Nausea (19 people, 18.45%)
- Sleep disorder (19 people, 18.45%)
- Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 18.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil (34 people, 33.01%)
- Nexium (28 people, 27.18%)
- Ibuprofen (25 people, 24.27%)
- Ativan (25 people, 24.27%)
- Lipitor (25 people, 24.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Annemarie: Are there any sinus infection meds that do not exacerbate essential tremors?
(for a 64 year old woman who has Essential Tremor, and takes Allegra)
I am trying to find an allergy med that will NOT make me very nervous and shaky. I have essential tremors and these meds make the condition worse - I shake much more and it feels like I'm on speed...but I have a chronic sinus headache which, I feel, is due to seasonal allergies...
(Number of patients like Annemarie: 440)
- By Donna: Can add be caused by transplant meds
(for a 47 year old woman who has Confusion, Tremmors, Muscle Twitching, Atypical Attention Deficit Syndrome, and takes Prograf, Myfortic, Prednisone)
I am a kid prey transplant recipient. I recently noticed attention issues. I have tremors and muscle twitches ans extreme anxiety. .
(Number of patients like Donna: 1,253)
- By Lou: Can long-term use of fexofenadine cause muscle pain and stiffness
(for a 64 year old man who has Leg Pain, Buttock Pain, and takes Fexofenadine Hydrochloride)
Long-term (5-10 years)daily use year around of fexofenadine. Leg and buttock pain developed gradually over the last year and continues to deteriorate in spite of several alternate treatments.
(Number of patients like Lou: 461)
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