Allegra-D Precautions and Warnings
There are many important Allegra-D precautions and warnings to be aware of before starting treatment. For example, the medicine should not be used with other antihistamines or decongestants. There are also certain people who should not take Allegra-D, including those who have severe coronary heart disease, are taking an MAO inhibitor, have narrow-angle glaucoma, or have urinary blockage or difficulty urinating.
You should talk to your healthcare provider prior to taking Allegra-D® (fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine) if you have:
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Urinary blockage or difficulty urinating
- Enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Coronary heart disease
- Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
Let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Are age 65 or older
- Have any allergies, including allergies to Allegra-D, Allegra®, Sudafed®, or adrenergic medicines.
Also, tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, antacids, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Finally, make sure to contact your healthcare provider or call an ambulance immediately if you experience any difficulty breathing or swallowing.