Allegra for Children
Allegra® (fexofenadine hydrochloride) is a medication licensed to treat seasonal allergy symptoms and chronic hives and itching.
There are certain forms of Allegra for children who have difficulty swallowing tablets whole. Allegra ODT (orally disintegrating tablets) is approved to treat seasonal allergies and chronic hives in children six years of age and older.
Allegra oral suspension (a liquid form) is approved to be used without a prescription to treat seasonal allergies in children as young as two years old and hives in children as young as six years old. Under a healthcare provider's supervision, the liquid form can be used to treat chronic hives in children as young as six months old.
Children over the age of six can also use regular Allegra tablets.
(Click What Is Allegra Used For? for more information on why healthcare providers may prescribe Allegra for children and to find out how this medication works for seasonal allergies or hives.)