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Xyzal twice a day

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 19 years experience
Both antihistamines: Both Claritin and xyzal (levocetirizine) are antihistamines. Each should last 24 hours for control of allergic rhinitis symptoms. However, some patie... Read More

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Won't hurt you: But not fda recommended.
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
That’s the dose.: Unless I’m mistaken, 5mg daily is the typical dose for that medication. If it’s not helping, then perhaps you’d need a prescription-strength remedy o... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Yes: I have a few patients who need 2 to 4 a day. About 10% of people will feel sedated on cetirizine, the generic Zyrtec, which is cheaper.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
See dermatologist: Looks like that you may have cholinergic urticaria which is benign and associated with the cooling down period after a rise in core body temperature. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Xyzal (levocetirizine) can b: sedating for 24 hrs.Singulair is not.U could try to reduce the Xyzal (levocetirizine) dose in half and slowly work up ur dose,or,change to Zyrtec or A... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See below.: Flonase is usually taken once per day, unless your doctor prescribing it has told you otherwise. Also, both Xyzal (levocetirizine) and Zyrtec are long... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Normal: Zyzal is the new zyrtec, that dose is standard. It can cause mucosal drying and some difficulty urinating in persons with enlarged prostate. The Ver... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fox
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Usually: Antihistamines are effective for mild allergies, and Xyzal (levocetirizine) should be working by the 3rd day. You may want to consider other options, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Saline rinse/drops: Over the counter allergy eye drops with a children's dosing schedule after gently rinsing the eyes with saline is suggested. Continue to avoid smoke, ... Read More
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