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does cetirizine affects fertility

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Anti-histamines, such as zyrtec, (cetirizine) do not affect male fertility.
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Dr. Paul Turek
35 years experience Urology
Shouldn't: As far as we know zyrtec (cetirizine) is safe for male fertility.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies: The generic name for zyrtec is cetirizine.
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 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 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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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies and hives: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is a new generation antihistamine that is FDA approved for relieving the symptoms of :: Seasonal Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) fr ... Read More
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Dr. Naveed Mughal
35 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Interaction : Although generally believed not to cause drowsiness, it is best to use with caution especially when taking it with other medications that are known to ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antihistamine : Ceftirizine is the generic name of an antihistamine previously marketed under the brand name zyrtec (cetirizine).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Kao
Dr. Neil Kao answered
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cetirizine (active): The active ingredient does the work. Pills may also contain preservatives, food dyes, stabilizers, and a coating.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You can, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, especially anticoagulants as Eliquis, wish you well
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: While many people prefer Loratadine and it works just fine, others find more relief with cetirizine. It is difficulty to know who will respond better ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kashkin
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Generic for Zyrtec (cetirizine): The most common side effects of Cetirizine are sedation and dry mouth. Children typically tolerate the sedative effects better than adults but parents ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually no: Zyrtec, (cetirizine) a second generation antihistaminic is generally non sedating, few patints though get sedated, some with continuous use the seda ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Both are OK: These will complement each other and not negatively interact.

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