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How much zyrtec can I take

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Yes: Zyrtec (cetirizine) has a slight sedating effect for some people but the effect is likely minimal for most people. There is no interaction between the... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 32 years experience
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is one of the best anti-itch antihistamines, and can be taken together with zyrtec and steroids. The only caution is that a... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Follow Directions: The directions for taking zyrtec (cetirizine) are on the bottle. One should not exceed these dosing recommendations.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Depends: on the condition, some would take it for years, but if you need it for long, better run it by tour doctor, best wishes
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
It's always best to follow the instructions on the bottle or the ones from the prescribing physician. That being said, it's unlikely that taking one e... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Probably: Although the usual dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) for an adult is 10 mg daily, under the direction of a physician, some patients may need more. It would... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yes: you can Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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Dr. Carey Check
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Wait: Medication can lose it's effectiveness past expiration date, but I would not expect it to not be effective at all; especially if only 18 months expire... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Zyrtec (cetirizine) : Zyrtec is a safe anti-histamine with a relatively good tract record in long term users. But note that all medications have side effects. However, some... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Zyrtec (cetirizine) use: Zyrtec (cetirizine) can be taken daily indefinitely, there are no long term side effects from accumulated drug.
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