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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have to take daily zyrtec (cetirizine) (10mg). liver-wise, is it safe to have one glass of wine on a day when i take this med?or do i need to avoid any alcohol?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No problem: although it may potentially have an additive effect to the drowsiness induced by alcohol . Make sure you don't drive after the combination on the first occasion just to make sure. If no problem, you may even try 2 glasses of wine and do the same observation but no more.

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