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WILL CETIRIZINE RAISE SUGAR IN DIABETICS

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: That would be fine.
Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: There is no interaction between zyrtec (cetirizine) and insulin.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Sure.: That combination is fine.

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A female asked:
Dr. Spasoje Neskovic
Family Medicine 44 years experience
The best would be to: It is hard to give advice without a picture of those bumps, and a more detailed history. You would be perfect patient for a concierge on line video v... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
See below: So, zyrtec (cetirizine) is safe in hypertension and diabetes. However, zyrtec (cetirizine) does not treat infection. It treats allergies so if the s... Read More
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
I would not: Zyrtec can clog the nose up when you have an infection and you want to open the nose to allow it to drain. I would not use zyrtec. Instead i would us... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Urticaria: You should. Either PCP, dermatologist or allergist might help. Another variable to look at is food allergy testing. Diet has 80 percent to do with y... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes: Any stress, both physical or emotional tends to raise sugar levels in diabetics
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Yes: Caffeine triggers the release of adrenaline from your adrenal glands. Adrenaline raises your blood sugar by increasing glucagon and glycogenolysis fr... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not much: Rhinocort contains a steroid but topical use should not materially raise your blood sugar. Do let your doctor know if you start using it. Wish you goo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Using corn starch on your skin will not affect your blood sugar. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Infx, not med: The infection (being tereated by the levaquin) is most likey the culprit of rising sugar levels in a diabetic. Causes of high bg's other than dietary ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
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No: Hi. No, amoxicillin cannot raise blood sugar. Infection and stress certainly can raise blood sugar, however. So whatever your partner is taking the am... Read More

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