fexofenadine

noun

fex·​o·​fen·​a·​dine ˌfek-sō-ˈfen-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce fexofenadine (audio)
variants also fexofenadine hydrochloride
: a nonsedating H1 antagonist administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C32H39NO4·HCl to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and chronic hives

Note: Fexofenadine is marketed under the trademark Allegra.

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“Fexofenadine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fexofenadine. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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