For patients tired of allergy symptoms who can’t risk drowsiness from medication
Every patient is different and can have a variety of symptoms. For itchy, watery eyes, scratchy throat, runny nose, and sneezing, Allegra provides powerful allergy relief for those patients* who can’t afford to slow down during their day.
*See Drug Facts label. Use as directed.
High pollen conditions are nothing to sneeze at
aClinically important relief was defined as 3 consecutive study measurements of slight to complete relief.
bSymptoms included itchy, watery eyes; itchy nose or throat; rhinorrhea; and sneezing.
cIn controlled environmental studies using ragweed pollen with an overall average pollen count of 4800 +/- 600 grains/cubic meter.
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.
Unsurpassed speed and efficacy†
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.
†Among single-ingredient branded OTC oral anthistamines.
‡Starts working in one hour. Refers to first dose only.
aMean reduction in 8AM instantaneous TSS. Adapted from Casale TB, et al.1 Used with permission.
References: 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.
Non-sedating relief, even at 30,000 feet
Real-world use—safe enough for pilots
§US Air Force and US Army guidelines approve the use of Allegra, without a waiver, for treatment of mild seasonal allergies. Allegra also can be used, with a waiver, for the treatment of chronic or recurrent allergic rhinitis. Approvals refer to Allegra single entity.
References: 4. Federal Aviation Administration. Guide for aviation medical examiners: pharmaceuticals (therapeutic medications). https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/ headquarters_offices/avs/offices/aam/ame/guide. Accessed August 6, 2018. 5. Weiler JM, Bloomfield JR, Woodworth GG, et al. Effects of fexofenadine, diphenhydramine, and alcohol on driving performance: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in the Iowa Driving Simulator. Ann Intern Med. 2000;132:354-363. 6. ALLEGRA Allergy [drug facts label]. Bridgewater, NJ:sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.