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Does zyrtec affect the heart

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
Cardiac Electrophysiology 18 years experience
Get checked out: Based on the timing of the stimulants and the description of your symptoms , you may have an arrhythmia. You need to see a cardiologist or electrophys... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Both : Both should be the same. However ask your pharmacist who knows your medication history to tell you which you should use, if either.
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
If : If you have open-angle glaucoma, both medications are safe. You need to remember that zyrtec may be sedating while Allegra (fexofenadine) usually does... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: It is quite common to use flonase and zyrtec (cetirizine) together for treatment of seasonal allergies. There is noincreased risk from using both toge... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Shulan
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Yes: The plain zyrtec (cetirizine) should be safe but avoid zyrtec (cetirizine) d. Zyrtec (cetirizine) could cause drowsiness in some people.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
See allergist: If you have not responded to Zyrtec (cetirizine) or Flonase, it is time to consult an allergist. Pseudoephedrine provides decongestion but will not ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Maybe: It might work better but it is more likely to make you drowsy.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Check cough syrup: Look up the cough syrup ingredients. If any decongestants, do not use in the second part of the day as they can cause palpitations. If your symptoms p... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Possible: but not common. Sleepiness and dry mouth are the most commonly reported side effects. Irritability, behavioral problems and rapid heart rate have occu... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Syncope: You passed out if you do not remember hitting the ground. Generally requires interruption of circulation to the brain. Could be arrythmias either fast... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
What do you mean?: My heart is big and I have an extra sound on the left-bottom side of my sternum because i'm in training for an endurance swim. This is a good thing. I... Read More
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