Allegra-D

Allegra-D®

Fexofenadine/pseudoephedrine Allergy medicine A nonsedating antihistamine with a decongestant for relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis. See Allergic rhinitis, Antihistamine.
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The company added the OTC Fexofenadine Hydrochloride and Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets 60 mg / 120 mg is the bioequivalent generic version of Allegra-D 12 Hour Allergy & Congestion.
The FDA also approved behind-the-counter sale of Allegra-D 24-hour and 12-hour extended-release tablets, which include the decongestant pseudoephedrine, for patients older than 12 years, according to the company.
Allegra has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for nonprescription sale for adults and children ages 2 and olden Allegra-D, which also relieves nasal congestion and sinus pressure, will be available without a prescription at the pharmacy counter for adults and children 12 and older.
The Allegra family of O-T-C products includes Allegra 24-Hour and 12-Hour Tablets for adults and children 12 years of age and older; Children's Allegra 12-Hour Tablets for 6 years of age and older, and Liquid for use in 2 years of age and older; Children's Allegra 12-Hour Orally Disintegrating Tablets for use in 6 years of age and older; and Allegra-D 24-Hour and 12-Hour Allergy and Congestion Extended Release Tablets (with a decongestant) for use in children 12 years of age and older.
Patents on Allegra and Allegra-D, a 12-hour version, expire in 2012 and 2017.
Allegra-D 24 Hour Extended-Release Tablets (fexofenadine HCl 180 mg; pseudoephedrine HCl 240 mg, Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The letter from the health care plan medical director suggests that Allegra and Allegra-D, both made by Hoechst Marion Roussel, "may be appropriate alternatives" and informs the enrollee that it has notified her doctor about Allegra and Allegra-D and their relative cost to the health care plan.
Allegra and Allegra-D will be available in March in their original prescription strengths but now without a prescription.
Additionally, the company's Allegra-D, which also relieves nasal congestion and sinus pressure, will be available without a prescription at the pharmacy counter for use in adults and children over 12.
Allegra-D 24 Hour Extended-Release tablets are FDA approved for relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 12 years and older.
has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its generic version of Aventis Pharmaceuticals' Allegra-D 12 Hour Extended-Release tablets.
Aventis Pharmaceuticals markets Allegra-D for the treatment of the symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis.