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what are the dangers of zyrtec

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience in General Surgery
Overdose: As with any medication, it is possible to overdose on zyrtec (cetirizine). While symptoms will vary, based on certain factors, reported symptoms inclu ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sleepiness for some: For some people, zyrtec can make them a bit sleepy (usually much less than first generation antihistamines like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) though). T ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Sanouri
26 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No : Just try to avoid taking any other anti histamine for the next 24 h you may also avoid driving to tuning heavy machinery as u naught be sleepy.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Zyrtec (cetirizine): Is very safe for long term use.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Product insert: This box will not allow a full answer . You can read the patient insert at: http://www.Betterhealth.Vic.Gov.Au/bhcv2/bhcmed.Nsf/pages/swcpanaf/%24fil ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
2 ways of help: Actifed tablets give 2-way action featuring both an antihistamine and a decongestant for treating hayfever, colds and allergies.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Some: The over the counter business thrives on self medication. The dangers are misdiagnosis leading to taking the wrong product or something useless, and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Risks Somnapure: The chemicals that are listed from somnapure are not habit forming or tolerance building. The biggest side effect may be daytime hangover and fatigue ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not recommended: First, no reason to do so. Second, it can cause spikes of the drug in your system causing liver damage. If you have because you have crushed percocet, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Acute asthma: Can be very dangerous with the most ominous result being hypoxia, which is not in taking enough oxygen into your body. This is why prevention and co ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Douching destroys the normal bacteria balance in the vagina which can then lead to a yeast infection or bacterial vaginitis.
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Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Gabapentin problem: In 2008, the us food and drug administration mandated warning labeling for anticonvulsant medications regarding the increased risk of suicidal thought ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Bleeding: Constantly picking you nose can lead to frequent nosebleeding. It could also set you up for a local infection of the nasal cavity. Not to mention tha ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Top three: First pregnancy is extremely safe. There are some serious but extremely rare problems. They include hemorrhage, blood clot in the lung, high blood ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine 4 itch: Antihistamines (ah) block histamine receptors and stop histamine from causing itching and swelling. They are mainly used to treat allergies and hives. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
Unconsciousness and: death, as worse case scenario - as with any drugs designed to induce general anesthesia state, if attempted as recreational drug or administered by pe ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No real true benefit: One small poorly done study showed a very slight lowering of glucose. Side affects are loss of $$ for taking needless supplements.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Dangerous Effects: Although death by Diphenhydramine overdose is uncommon, dangers associated with an overdose include cardiac arrhythmias, delirium, respiratory suppres ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the etiology, and severity.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance needed: As with other food allergies, strict avoidance is required. It is important to check labels carefully. You should carry an Epinephrine auto-injector ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Glutathione: Glutathione is an anti oxidant as are vitamin c or vitamine.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Same as regular: E-cigs may offer the benefit to people around you in that they don't inhale what you do, but they carry no benefit to the smoker. Same nicotine exposu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Several: Cough wheezing, shortness of breath.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi answered
20 years experience in Pain Management
Methylmorphine: Methylmorphine is also known as codeine. Codeine can have pain relieving and cough suppressant effects. It can also have the similar side effects as ... Read More

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