You Should Know

May 2001 Issue

Fruit Juices Block Popular Allergy Drug

There could be a simple reason why youíre not getting relief from the antihistamine drug Allegra (fexofenadine), a popular allergy remedy this time of year. Researchers from the University of Western Ontario found that when 10 healthy volunteers took Allegra with fruit juice, they absorbed only about one-third as much of the drug as when they took it with water.

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition

Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.