fexofenadine

noun
fex·​o·​fen·​a·​dine | \ ˌfek-sō-ˈfen-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce fexofenadine (audio) \
variants: also fexofenadine hydrochloride

Medical Definition of fexofenadine

: 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 21 Jun. 2021.

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