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does zyrtec affect the heart

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Zyrtec (cetirizine) is: an antihistamine and should not affect your heart rate or blood pressure. If you are using decongestants, such as Pseudoephedrine or neosynephrine, ( ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Stop and come back: That is a V E R Y rare side effect of Zyrtec (cetirizine). If that is really the case stopping zyrtec (cetirizine) will do the trick. I doubt thought ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
16 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
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
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Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Both : Both should be the same. However ask your pharmacist who knows your medication history to tell you which you should use, if either.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The plain zyrtec (cetirizine) should be safe but avoid zyrtec (cetirizine) d. Zyrtec (cetirizine) could cause drowsiness in some people.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Haven't heard of it: Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are commonly used over-the-counter allergy medications, to block the allergy symptoms caused by histamine. Many of my ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: It might work better but it is more likely to make you drowsy.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
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

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