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Do antihistamines like Xyzal (levocetirizine) and Acne medications like Doxol that contain doxycycline reduce the sexual drive/testosterone in the body ?
Xyzal (levocetirizine): Although there are many causes for reduced libido, xyzal (levocetirizine) can potentially cause fatigue and sedation in a small % of people leading to reduced sex drive. Try without it for a couple of days and see if the tiger gets awakened. Neither affects testosterone production or effect. ...Read more
I take xyzal (levocetirizine) 5mg once everyday due to dog allergies but lately it hasn't been helping enough. Do i need a higher dose or possibly a new medication?
Dog allergy: It is not uncommon for the effect of anti-histamines such as xyzal (levocetirizine) to reduce a bit if you have taken it for a while. You can switch to another such Claritin or alavert (loratadine) or Allegra (fexofenadine), and see how they do. If you allergy is more than mild you may need to see you doctor for the addition of a prescription medicine, depending on your symptoms. ...Read more
Is there a good allergy medication similar to xyzal (levocetirizine) that doesn't cause weight gain?
Many: All of the antihistamines are similar, but different ones may work better for different people. Clarinex (desloratadine) is the only other second-generation antihistamine still available by prescription; cetirizine, fexofenadine and loratidine are all available over the counter. It is unusual for antihistamines themselves to cause weight gain, though - you should make sure that nothing else is going on. ...Read more
Might there a good allergy medication similar to xyzal (levocetirizine) or Claritin that doesn't cause weight gain?
Need to control chronic hives and multiple drug allergies, too. Xyzal (levocetirizine) had too many side fx. Would allegra work?
It may: Sounds like you need the help of a board certified allergist. Good luck. ...Read more
Had a persistent sore throat since starting xyzal (levocetirizine) 2 weeks ago. Is this likely to go away over time? Reason to stop the drug?
Started xyzal (levocetirizine) for chronic hives, drug allergies. Have the side effect of sore throat from it. Is this likely to resolve?
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Allergy ; Sinusitis: Hello. Ceterizine is an antihistamine used to decrease allergy symptoms. Since allergy is a very common etiology for sinusitis, it may be helpful. If a fever, post nasal drainage, facial pain, congestion, cough, ear pressure, and fatigue is present, then Cetirizine by itself isn't enough. See your doctor. An antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more
Not enough info: 1st, there are many "Nyquil" products available so it's not clear to me which you took. Of note, most newer antihistamines (like Xyzal) can still interact w/older ones (like diphenhydraine) by making you sleepier. However, even more important is quantity consumed, since it's possible to overdose w/either. Best to call Poison Control w/details. Or go to ER. Check out http://goo.gl/d6NHg6 for info ...Read more
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