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What should I know about Allegra-D 24 Hour before taking it?

Before taking Allegra-D 24 Hour (fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine), you should talk to your doctor about all other medical conditions you have and medications you are taking. Some medical conditions that may affect your dosage or ability to take Allegra-D 24 Hour include diabetes, an enlarged prostate, heart disease or high blood pressure, glaucoma, kidney disease, a thyroid disorder, and urination problems. Some medications may interact with Allegra-D 24 Hour. It is especially important that you do not take any monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) within two weeks of taking Allegra-D 24 Hour.
Other medications that may interact with this treatment include blood pressure medication, diuretics, irritable bowel syndrome medication, bladder or urinary medication, aspirin or salicylates, beta-blockers, and antidepressants. Young children should not use this medication. Follow your doctor's instructions when giving this medication to children younger than 12 years old. This medication could cause fetal harm, so tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are thinking of becoming pregnant. When taking Allegra-D 24 Hour, avoid taking antacids and drinking fruit juices around the time of your dosage. These can have negative effects on the medication.

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