Allegra is used for treating seasonal allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or itchy, watery eyes. It is also used to treat hives and skin itching. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to use
Use Allegra as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Allegra by mouth with or without food.
Take Allegra with a full glass of water (8 oz/240 mL).
Do not drink fruit juice at the same time that you take Allegra . Certain fruit juices (eg, grapefruit, apple, orange) may decrease Allegra 's effectiveness.
If you take antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium, do not take them at the same time as Allegra . Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to take them with Allegra .
If you miss a dose of Allegra , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Astelin is an antihistamine nasal spray. It works by blocking the action of histamine, which reduces allergy symptoms
If you miss a dose of Astelin, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Store Astelin at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Astelin out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Possible Side Effects
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
mild nausea or vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); appetite loss; black, tarry stools; changes in menstrual periods; convulsions; depression; diarrhea; dizziness; exaggerated sense of well-being; fever; general body discomfort; headache; increased pressure in the eye; joint or muscle pain; mood swings; muscle weakness; personality changes; prolonged sore throat, cold, or fever; puffing of the face; severe nausea or vomiting; swelling of feet or legs; unusual weight gain; vomiting material that looks like coffee grounds; weakness; weight loss.
Astelin is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
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