ALLEGRA HIVES 24HR- fexofenadine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
reduces hives and relieves itching due to hives (urticaria). This product will not prevent hives or an allergic skin reaction from occurring.
Severe Allergy Warning: Get emergency help immediately if you have hives along with any of the following symptoms:
■ trouble swallowing ■ dizziness or loss of consciousness ■ swelling of tongue
■ swelling in or around mouth ■ trouble speaking ■ wheezing or problems breathing ■ drooling
These symptoms may be signs of anaphylactic shock. This condition can be life threatening if not treated by a health professional immediately. Symptoms of anaphylactic shock may occur when hives first appear or up to a few hours later.
Not a Substitute for Epinephrine. If your doctor has prescribed an epinephrine injector for “anaphylaxis” or severe allergy symptoms that could occur with your hives, never use this product as a substitute for the epinephrine injector. If you have been prescribed an epinephrine injector, you should carry it with you at all times.
■ to prevent hives from any known cause such as:
■ foods ■ insect stings ■ medicines ■ latex or rubber gloves because this product will not stop hives from occurring. Avoiding the cause of your hives is the only way to prevent them. Hives can sometimes be serious. If you do not know the cause of your hives, see your doctor for a medical exam. Your doctor may be able to help you find a cause.
■ if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients.
■ kidney disease. Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose.
■ hives that are an unusual color, look bruised or blistered
■ hives that do not itch
■ do not take more than directed
■ do not take at the same time as aluminum or magnesium antacids
■ do not take with fruit juices (see Directions)
■ an allergic reaction to this product occurs. Seek medical help right away.
■ symptoms do not improve after 3 days of treatment
■ the hives have lasted more than 6 weeks
|adults and children 12 years of age and over||take one 180 mg tablet with water once a day; do not take more than 1 tablet in 24 hours|
|children under 12 years of age||do not use|
|adults 65 years of age and older||ask a doctor|
|consumers with kidney disease||ask a doctor|
■(if blister) safety sealed: do not use if carton is opened or if individual blister units are torn or opened
■(on the carton if bottle) safety sealed: do not use if carton is opened or if printed foil inner seal on bottle is torn or missing
■(if bottle) safety sealed: do not use if carton was opened or if printed foil inner seal on bottle is torn or missing
■ store between 20° and 25°C (68° and 77°F)
■ protect from excessive moisture
colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, iron oxide blends, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide
|ALLEGRA HIVES 24HR
fexofenadine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
|Labeler - Chattem, Inc. (003336013)|