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how much zyrtec can I take

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
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
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: that if you meant: morning -after, emergency contraception pill
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Zyrtec: try to space 12 hours apart. get Flonase
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Dr. Carey Check
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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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
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
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zyrtec (cetirizine) use: Zyrtec (cetirizine) can be taken daily indefinitely, there are no long term side effects from accumulated drug.
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