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Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. I can split myself in two They are my grandmothers and I love them both and they totally love me but they can't stand each other. Eleven-year-old Allegra shuttles between her grandmothers who live next door to one another but couldn't be more different. Matilde works all hours and instils discipline, duty and restraint. She insists that Allegra focus on her studies to become a doctor.
Meanwhile free-spirited Joy is full of colour, possibility and emotion, storing all her tears in little glass bottles. She is riding the second wave of the women's movement in the company of her penny tortoise, Simone de Beauvoir, encouraging Ally to explore broad horizons and live her 'true essence'. And then there's Rick who lives in a flat out the back and finds distraction in gambling and solace in surfing.
He's trying to be a good father to Al Pal, while grieving the woman who links them all but whose absence tears them apart. Allegra is left to orbit these three worlds wishing they loved her a little less and liked each other a lot more. Until one day the unspoken tragedy that's created this division explodes within the person they all cherish most.
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A link has directed you to this review. Its location on this page may change next time you visit. For more information about reviews on ConsumerAffairs. This medication helps with allergy symptoms. I have tried other medications without relief of allergy symptoms.
It's most difficult to find an allergy medication that does not cause drowsiness. It also does not create any jittery feelings. This medication also does not keep me awake at night. It does not cause me any drowsiness. Taking this once a day is simple to follow. Also the price is reasonable. I have severe allergies. I suffer year round. Allegra decreases sneezing, itchy watery eyes and stuffy nose better than Claritin. It doesn't make me sleepy like Zyrtec, and does just as good of a job at keeping from getting sinus infections.
I take it year round and have for years. I've been taking it so long, I can remember when you had to have a prescription for it. However, Allegra is more expensive than the other two brands and when I have tried the generic and knock off brands of Allegra, they just didn't work as well for me.
I am a nurse and know a little bit about generic meds and pharmacokinetics, so I know that could just be my individual make up, but I am a miserable, snotty, sniffling mess without my Allegra. Get buying tips about Allergy Medicine delivered to your inbox. I have tried several different Allergy medications over the years.The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners.
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It worked almost right away!!! No side effects an it shrunk all my nose glands an helped me breathe better!!! This is so exciting!!!! I started taking allegra because other allergy meds were too strong for me or didn't work, and I wanted to avoid lactose. I feel like pure trash and I'm having major panic attacks out of nowhere. Dehydration, dry mouth, chapped and painful lips, this weird scalp rash, and just feeling generally unwell. I might just switch back to Zyrtec because I'm out of options.
It works, but if you smoke it might not work as well. Smoking gives me more allergy symptoms, so Allegra is just not enough usually.
Combined with Otrivine as prescribes by my doctor it does the trick though. Never had any side effects, so there is that. My one of nostril was blocked. I have bad allergies and take it year-round.
Prior to starting Allegra I had never experienced anxiety. Overnight I started having panic attacks. I also started waking up with swollen hands, feet and face. I saw many doctors for these symptoms, I was in my mid 20's. Nobody could figure it out.
I recently had been talking to a new allergist about all the issues and realized the correlation between days I take the med and waking up swollen so I Googled the side effects. I was horrified to see the reviews!!
One lady even wrote an entire article about the tingling issue. I stopped the medication immediately and am starting to feel like my old self again. I'm angry that I've been dealing with this for so long and could've stopped it had I known There were 4 separate occasions where I used it and each time, unfortunately, made no difference for me. This was my attempted try and I took it about 6 hours ago, still no relief. The question is for "Trac" who was going to post the results of his treatment, it was a while ago May 5, We decided to test and review the best allergy medicines available on the market.
We took a look at pretty much every preparation, pill, powder, or formula we could in order to ascertain which the best of the best is. One pill a day, and allergies can be a thing of the past. Allegra produces a medication which has a reputation for being the best over-the-counter allergy medicine.
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Some of our reviewers with more severe allergies had good luck splitting the pills in half as well, but just taking it as it comes was amazingly effective for the most part. On top of this, the side effects are virtually non-present. No drowsiness was reported across the board, and many people actually ended up switching to this from their regular medication after being exposed to it. The active ingredient is Fexofenadine, a third generation antihistamine.
For the most part cetirizine is an extremely effective formulation with few side-effects, although in some rare cases it still leaves people drowsy. Most of our reviewers found it extremely effective against their allergies, although a few found it not to work all that well. Give it a shot and see if it works for you. Unfortunately, for some people the first generation of antihistamines are still the best despite their sometimes problematic side effects.
Whether or not this is the type of medication which works for you is going to be based on your experience. Diphenhydramine is extremely effective, but first generation antihistamines have a way of working when nothing else will. Keep this generic brand in mind if you find yourself needing them. If your eyes need an extra touch, then these eye drops were the best we could find.
The active ingredient is both effective and long lasting, allowing you to handle red, itchy eyes and the extra tears that the allergy season often brings with it. Paired with the right medication you might even be able to get through pollen season without any discomfort at all. Just make sure not to over-use them. The acetaminophen handles any pain you might experience, while the phenylephrine works to break up the painful mucus in your sinuses.
Make congestion problems a thing of the past by utilizing Tylenol Sinus Congestion and Pain. For most of us, that means finding the best allergy medicine we can, seeking relief for the whole day.
We had to be super selective about the medications we chose, since there are actually quite a few side effects to some of the fringe treatment methods. For that reason, most of the products we focused on were pills, since the side effects actually seemed to be quite a bit less.
They provide fast relief due to their immediate application to the nose. Most people with allergies are going to suffer through a whole season, which is a lot longer than the recommended three to five days for using decongestant sprays.
Eye drops, on the other hand, often offer instant relief from dry, itchy eyes. Most people with allergies have their favorite brand already, but give ours a shot. These medications can be organized into two basic categories: anti-histamines and decongestants. As a general rule, newer antihistamines have less side effects and are better for a lot of people. For the most part, we recommend sticking with the second generation antihistamines such as cetirizine if they work for you. Decongestants get a little bit complicated.
The main problem here is that the most effective chemical we have, pseudoephedrine, is also heavily regulated. If you suffer from allergies for months at a time, then you may not even be able to purchase enough at a time to get through it.
In our experience most people worked just fine with most medications, it was the length of time which varied from pill to pill. Some people get red skin and other dermatitis-type effects due to their allergies.
The possible options for over-the-counter treatment include both hydrocortisone creams and calamine lotion. The latter is usually only used for contact dermatitis and bug bites, but it can seriously relieve some itching if your allergies lead you that way. These are mostly side effect free, but keep an eye out for worsening symptoms and always use them as prescribed.Say YES to breathing freely, even when your toughest indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms strike.
Just one pill gives you 24 hours of non-drowsy relief, combining an antihistamine with a nasal decongestant to keep you on top of your game. Take it daily to relieve:. Adults and children 12 years of age and over: Take 1 tablet with a glass of water every 24 hours on an empty stomach; do not take more than 1 tablet in 24 hours.
Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose. Continue to take as directed see Directions. Safety sealed: do not use if carton is opened or if individual blister units are torn or opened. If you are not a healthcare professional, please select close below to return to the consumer site.
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Residents Only. Do not divide, crush, chew or dissolve the tablet; swallow tablet whole Adults and children 12 years of age and over: Take 1 tablet with a glass of water every 24 hours on an empty stomach; 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. Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Use as directed. Each tablet contains: sodium 33 mg Safety sealed: do not use if carton is opened or if individual blister units are torn or opened. Is it a cold or allergies?
Feeling cold symptoms on top of your everyday allergy symptoms? Allegra-D helps you tackle both with a powerful, non-drowsy antihistamine and nasal decongestant. Check out all of our products designed to give you and your whole family lasting, non-drowsy relief. Other Allegra Products. Use only as directed. This site is intended for healthcare professionals.Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Jul 30, Allegra-D contains a combination of fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine.
Fexofenadine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages.
Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion stuffy nose. Allegra-D is used to treat sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, itchy or watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold. Do not use Allegra-D if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cough, cold, allergy, or sleep medicine.
Antihistamines and decongestants are contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug. Check the label to see if a medicine contains an antihistamine or decongestant. Allegra-D may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of Allegra-D.
A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.
It is not known whether Allegra-D will harm an unborn baby. Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant.
Pseudoephedrine can pass into breast milk and may cause side effects in the nursing baby. Ask a doctor before using Allegra-D if you are breast-feeding. Use Allegra-D exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
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After a couple of back and forth messages on email, I finalized my choice and it was quickly delivered afterwards. Very happy with the product. Top critical review. Reviewed in India on 19 July Got two of these. While first one was pretty perfect and service provided was also commendable, second one did not make a good impression.
Only half side was impressionable.