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cetirizine

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
31 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies: The generic name for zyrtec is cetirizine.
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Same and different: Both one and same thing antihitamine once a day pill generic vs no generic, both over the counter. Should be taken at night as ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Carefully: Open it very carefully according to the instructions on the box. Otherwise, return to pharmacy and ask them to show you how to open the package.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes just look: On the box or bottle label.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Unless it makes you drowsy.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Allergy: It's an allergy medication. It can treat running nose, sneezing, itchy watery eyes, itchy nose/throat...
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Effects: The effects of zyrtec (cetirizine) should last up to 24 hours.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Suphedrine pe contains the decongestant phenylephrine to decrease nasal congestion. It is fine to use phenylephrine with Cetirizine but avoid combinin ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
About 1 hour: The onset of action for zyrtec (cetirizine) to clinically improve symptoms is about 1 hour. The reference is listed here: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Follow Directions: The directions for taking zyrtec (cetirizine) are on the bottle. One should not exceed these dosing recommendations.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zyrtec (cetirizine) use: Zyrtec (cetirizine) can be taken daily indefinitely, there are no long term side effects from accumulated drug.
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