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My gp prescribed one xyzal (levocetirizine) a day and 2 sprays of Veramyst in each nostril twice a day. Is it a normal dosage? What are the possible side effects?
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 Veramyst is a nasal steroid, which can predispose tofungal infection or bleeds. None of these are common side effects, they are generally well tolerated. The doses are usual. ...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
Took 1 dose of xyzal (levocetirizine) and i woke up had difficulty breathing and dizzyness until now. Is it some side effects? Or am i paranoid?
Is one dose of Diflucan safe, if I'm on a beta blocker, xyzal, (levocetirizine) zantac, and suffer from palpitations? 42, vaginal yeast infcn, OTC cream not working.
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