A 16-year-old female asked:
My doc prescribed me zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 drops twice a day. i get drowsy with it. i also have classes on monday. i find it hard to stay full awake.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Try others: You can either reduce the number of drops required without causing drowsiness or better still change to other antihistamines such loratadine or fexofenadine which would not likely have drowsiness effects.
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Last updated Oct 18, 2014
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