Doctor insights on:
Cetirizine Dihydrochloride 10 Mg
Antihistamine: Cetirizine is marketed as zyrtec (cetirizine) and is a new generation antihistamine. It is approved for the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergies (hay fever) as well as hives (urticaria). It is well tolerated by most patients and is available without a prescription. ...Read more
M58, yesterday I started losartan 25mg bed time. After two hours my lips swelled mildly. I took cetirizine dihydrochloride 1tab. Have I done right thng?
Allergic Reaction: Stop taking the Losartan! This reaction may be a form of angioedema, seen with ACE-inhibitors and less often with angiotensin receptor blocker medications like Losartan. Cetirizine may help however if you have any worsening symptoms, go to the emergency room. Also, be sure to inform your doctor of this reaction to the medication. ...Read more
M58, 10mg Norvasc (amlodipine) gives head ache, dizziness, palpitation so may I take 5mg Norvasc (amlodipine) with cetirizine dihydrochloride, this keeps my BP low. What u say?
OK: Many people who tolerate 5 mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) have side effects on 10 mg. If the cetirizine works for you, that's a good solution, but understand: cetirizine doesn't usually lower BP. An alternative solution if your BP is not well controlled is to take 5 mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) and add an ACE-inhibitor which is good for your diabetes too - like lisinopril. In the US, lisinopril is much less expensive than Norvc ...Read more
10 mgms. Sufficient: 10 mgms. Is the 24 hour dose....15 mgms. Is above the recommended dosage. ...Read more
I took a 10 mg tablet this morning mistaking it for zyrtec (cetirizine). What can I do to counteract this drug? I need to be awake and mostly sober.
Vague: The question was pretty vague and not clearly stated with missing information. ...Read more
I took 10 mg. Zyrtec (cetirizine) about 7 hours ago and wonder if I can take a dose of NyQuil before going to bed.
YES: However the use of both products should not exceed the doses you are using and you may have increased sedation. ...Read more
Zyrtec (cetirizine) is only effective for 10 hours for me. Is there any other medication I can take at night to help my allrrgies along with zyrtec (cetirizine) in the morning?
More zyrtec (cetirizine) for nose: zyrtec (cetirizine) can be taken safely more than the package states. It can cause some drowsiness in about 13% of people; that's why the low dose of ten mg is recommended. The simplest answer to your problem is to simply take another zyrtec (cetirizine) at night, if your morning dose doesn't last all day. ...Read more
Same and different: Both one and same thing antihitamine once a day pill generic vs no generic, both over the counter. Should be taken at night as it can make you sleepy. Try not to take every day every pill has side effects. ...Read more
Allergies and hives:
Zyrtec (cetirizine) is a new generation antihistamine that is FDA approved for relieving the symptoms of ::
Seasonal Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) from pollen in patients over 2 years old
Perennial allergic rhinitis: year round allergies in patients over 6 months old
Chronic Urticaria (hives) in those over 6 months old
It has been shown to prevent itching and decrease size of mosquito bites! ...Read more