Allegra-D Drug Interactions
When medications such as beta blockers or ketoconazole are taken together with Allegra-D, drug interactions may potentially occur. These interactions can cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended, significantly increase Allegra-D levels in your body, or reduce the effectiveness of the drugs. Other medications that may cause potential Allegra-D drug interactions include erythromycin, mecamylamine, digoxin, and antacids containing aluminum and magnesium.
Allegra-D® (fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine) has a number of other medicines that it can potentially interact with. Some possible Allegra-D drug interactions can include:
- Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
- Erythromycin (Ery-Tab®, ERYC®, Erythrocin, E.E.S)
- Antacids containing aluminum and magnesium, such as Maalox® or Mylanta®
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®, Lanoxicap®)
- Beta blockers, such as metoprolol (Lopressor®), atenolol (Tenormin®), propranolol (Inderal®), or metoprolol succinate (Toprol XL®)
- Methyldopa (Aldomet®)
- Mecamylamine (Inversine®)
- Reserpine (Serpalan®, Serpasil®).
Allegra-D Interactions Explained
Taking ketoconazole and Allegra-D together may cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended. This can result in an increased amount of Allegra-D in your body. If you are taking these medications together, your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely or make necessary dosing adjustments.