Now that the patent has expired, generic versions of fexofenadine are currently available in three different strengths. Various companies make these generic formulations, including Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Prasco Laboratories.
Generic Fexofenadine: An OverviewFexofenadine (Allegra®) is a nonprescription medication approved to treat a few different conditions. These fexofenadine uses include:
Fexofenadine is marketed under the brand-name Allegra, which is manufactured by sanofi-aventis Pharmaceuticals. Allegra has come off patent, making it available as a generic drug. Generic fexofenadine is sold under the name Fexofenadine Hydrochloride tablets.
Fexofenadine -- Strengths
Generic Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets 30 mg
- Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets 60 mg
- Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets 180 mg.
At this time, generic fexofenadine oral suspension (liquid) and generic fexofenadine ODT (orally disintegrating tablets) are not available. These products are available in the brand-name version (Allegra) only.