Allegra-D Dosage

Dosing recommendations for Allegra-D take several factors into account, including the type of Allegra-D you are taking and medical conditions you may have, among other things. Generally, the suggested dose of Allegra-D 12 Hour is one tablet twice a day, taken 12 hours apart. For the Allegra-D 24 Hour strength, the recommended dosage is one tablet once a day.

An Introduction to Allegra-D Dosing

The recommended dose of Allegra-D® (fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine) will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The type of Allegra-D being prescribed (12 hour or 24 hour)
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust this amount unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.

Allegra-D Dosage for Seasonal Allergies

For adults and children over age 12, the Allegra-D 12 Hour dose is one tablet twice a day taken 12 hours apart. It should be taken on an empty stomach with a drink of water.
For adults and children over age 12, the dosage of Allegra-D 24 Hour is one tablet once a day. It should also be taken on an empty stomach with a drink of water.
For people with kidney disease, check with your healthcare provider before taking Allegra-D, as you may need a lower-than-normal dosage.

General Information on Your Dose of Allegra-D

Some considerations to keep in mind when taking Allegra-D include the following:
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is recommended that you take your Allegra-D dose with a glass of water, without food.
  • Do not break, chew, or crush the tablets.
  • Allegra-D should be taken at the same time each day to help maintain an even level in the blood. Do not take it more often than directed.
  • If you forget to take a dosage of Allegra-D, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and continue with your normal schedule. Do not take a double dose.
  • Occasionally, the inactive components of Allegra-D may be eliminated in the feces, looking similar to the tablet.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to Allegra-D or your Allegra-D dosage, please talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.  
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