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Non-Drowsy Allergy Relief

For patients with tough allergy symptoms.*

Every patient is different and can have a variety of symptoms.* Allegra® provides powerful allergy relief for patients with itchy, watery eyes, itchy throat, runny nose, and sneezing. It starts working in one hour and doesn't cause drowsiness. That's why it's the #1 allergist recommended non-drowsy OTC antihistamine brand.

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Fast relief§ — even when pollen counts are high**


Allegra Allergy and Allegra-D give your patients relief that starts working in one hour — even during high pollen conditions** — and clinically effective†† allergy relief that works in an hour.

Unsurpassed speed and efficacy

Fast,§ effective 24-hour symptom relief3


A 2-week, placebo-controlled, randomized study of patients with moderate to severe allergic rhinitis (n=861). The TSS was the sum of individual symptoms* (sneezing; rhinorrhea; itchy nose/mouth/throat; and itchy, watery red eyes) and ranged from 0 to 16. Baseline scores were placebo 7.6; Allegra® 7.7.

Mean reduction in total symptom score with Allegra (with Allegra Allergy 24-Hour Tablets).®.

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Non-drowsy relief


No drowsiness warnings

  •   Non-drowsy relief for drivers
  •   The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allows pilots to use Allegra‡‡

Allegra® Products


Get relief from the #1 allergist-recommended non-drowsy OTC antihistamine brand for tough allergy symptoms* with Allegra® Allergy, Allegra-D®, and Children's Allegra® products.

Adult Allergy Relief Products


Adult Allergy & Congestion Relief Products


Children's Allergy Relief Products


Frequently Asked Questions


    No. Allegra®-D does not include phenylephrine. It's formulated with pseudoephedrine (PSE), a clinically proven ingredient for nasal congestion relief.

    No, Allegra® Allergy 24-hour tablets do not contain phenylephrine (PE). The active ingredient in these products is fexofenadine, a non-drowsy antihistamine. Fexofenadine effectively relieves allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy/watery eyes, and an itchy nose or throat. These symptoms can be caused by hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies.

    No, Children's Allegra® Allergy relief does not have phenylephrine in its formulation. Children's Allegra® is formulated with Fexofenadine HCl, a non-drowsy antihistamine that works to relieve allergy symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, itchy/watery eyes, and itchy nose or throat due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies.

    No, Allegra Hives does not have phenylephrine in its formulation. It is made with Fexofenadine HCl, a non-drowsy antihistamine that reduces hives and relieves the itching caused by hives.

    Only Allegra® starts to work in an hour and has an FDA-approved label with no warnings regarding driving or drowsiness.

    Patients tired of allergy symptoms* who can’t risk drowsiness from medication.

    No. Allegra® is formulated to be non-sedating. The formula is designed not to cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and is allowed by the FAA for use by pilots.‡‡

    Allegra® starts working in one hour.

    All Allegra® formulations are available without a prescription.
    View the Allegra® family of products available nationwide.

    The only difference is that Allegra® Gelcaps are a gel-coated product.

    Taking Allegra® with fruit juice IS NOT a safety risk. It can, in some cases, affect the bioavailability and exposure of Allegra®, and the effectiveness may be reduced. For maximum efficacy, it is best to take Allegra® with water and use it as directed.

    Patients can sign up for savings and download coupons at Allegra.com.


Have questions about our products?

Submit your question online or call 1-800-633-1610 (M–F 8 a.m.–6 p.m. ET)

References


  1. Day JH, Briscoe MP, Welsh A, et al. Onset of action, efficacy, and safety of a single dose of fexofenadine hydrochloride for ragweed allergy using an environmental exposure unit. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol.

    1997;79:533-540.




  2. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). Reading the charts. AAAAI website. http://www.aaaai.org/global/nab-pollen-counts/reading-the-charts.

    Accessed September 17, 2017.




  3. Casale TB, Andrade C, Qu R. Safety and efficacy of once-daily fexofenadine HCI in the treatment of autumn seasonal allergic rhinitis. Allergy Asthma Proc. 1999; 20(3): 193-198.



*Symptoms include itchy, watery eyes; itchy nose or throat; rhinorrhea; and sneezing.

See Drug Facts label. Use as directed.

Among single-ingredient branded OTC oral antihistamines.

§Starts working in one hour.

**In controlled environmental studies using pollen with an overall average pollen count of 4800 +/- 600 grains/cubic meter.

††Clinically important relief was defined as 3 consecutive study measurements of slight to complete relief.

‡‡The FAA Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners says fexofenadine (Allegra®) may be used while flying.