There are around more than 50 millions suffering from allergy symptoms or allergies in the world. The problem of allergies get occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to a normally harmless substance, one that does not bother most people. It is said that people who have allergies are often sensitive to more than one substance. Thus, it leads to inventions of pills like antihistamine which effectively trounced the cause of allergies. But they were all highly priced medication which was a bit expensive for common men. So, with this a new generic medication in antihistamine came known as Generic Allegra.
The medication of Generic Allegra belongs to the family of antihistamine pill, which is used to treat several allergic complications. It is a second-generation antihistamine pill which has been made as an alternative to terfenadine. Generally, it is prescribed for seasonal allergies, such as runny or itchy nose, sneezing, and itchy throat, watery, itchy, or red eyes. This medicine may also be used to treat chronic hives and itching.
Generic Allegra is a generic version of best known branded medications like Allegra, Fastofen, Telfast, Tilfur, Telfexo, Vifas and Allerfexo. It also contains the same active mechanism found in these products with same quantity called as Fexofenadine itself is a branded version. Generic Allegra is available in various dosage strengths of 30 mg, 60 mg and 180 mg. It comes in various forms such as tablet and oral liquid suspension. Therefore a proper prior talk with your doctor or health expert will allow you to have proper consumption.
The active ingredients Fexofenadine present in Generic Allegra, blocks histamine H1 receptor. This chemical is a natural chemical that is present in the body. This chemical produces allergic symptoms such as itching, sneezing, and watery eyes. Thus only when the excessive generation of histamine is blocked or impeded, allergic symptoms, such as runny nose, sneezing, and itching gradually disappear in some days. Both adult and children can use the medication of Generic for treating the symptoms associated to seasonal allergies. This medication can also be used in the treatment of skin itching and hives due to chronic idiopathic urticaria.
The dosage pattern for both adults and children is different. For adults above the age of 12 years, the suggested dosage of this medicine is 60 mg which is to be taken twice a day or 180 mg once a day. For children between the age group 6 to 11 years, the suggested dosage is 30 mg to be taken twice a day. The user is recommended to strictly follow the doctor’s prescription. The tablets should not be crushed, broken pieces or chewed while consuming it.