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20 mg zyrtec

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: Although the usual dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) for an adult is 10 mg daily, under the direction of a physician, some patients may need more. It would ... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Most people can tolerate doubling the dose. In fact , we use even higher doses for those with hives.

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes, these doses of antihistamines are safe. But make sure you stay hydrated (drink lots of water throughout the day while on this dose).
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing: Just do not take medicine without knowing the dosage.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not much: You may get a little drowsy and that's about it.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Although Zyrtec is considered somewhat more potent than Claritin, (loratadine) the effect may vary from one person to another. Either can cause drowsi ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
OK: You will be ok. Just try not to do it too often in the future
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
One dose would not: Harm him much, but you should use doses prescribed by doctor.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessary: The dose recommended is 10 mg each day, but if one's doctor is prescribing 20 mg because it happens to be working better at the higher dose, one can f ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: These are ok.
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A male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: on the condition, some would take it for years, but if you need it for long, better run it by tour doctor, best wishes
A male asked:
Dr. Nadya Hristeva
6 years experience Pharmacology
Yes, it is safe.: Because Zyrtec is not a slow release tablet, it can be safely broken in half. Zyrtec also exists as orally disintegrating tablets and oral solution wh ... Read More

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