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Does cetirizine affects fertility

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Allergies: The generic name for zyrtec is cetirizine.
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 54 years experience
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
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...
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
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
Dr. Naveed Mughal
Urgent Care 36 years experience
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
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Antihistamine : Ceftirizine is the generic name of an antihistamine previously marketed under the brand name zyrtec (cetirizine).
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Zyrtec (cetirizine): Cetirizine is the generic for zyrtec, an over the counter "less sedating" antihistamine. It may cause sedation and is commonly recommended to be used... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Kao
Dr. Neil Kaoanswered
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Cetirizine (active): The active ingredient does the work. Pills may also contain preservatives, food dyes, stabilizers, and a coating.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
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
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kashkin
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
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
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Both are OK: These will complement each other and not negatively interact.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
NO: they are both antihistamines and would not be useful or safe taken together! Hope this helps Dr z
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