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(if): There is no specific contraindication, and in fact is a commonly seen combination. But please always inform your prescribing dr of (even the intention of taking) every medication or herbals and vitamins, prescribed or not (eg over the counter meds). Consult with your dr. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking zyrtec (cetirizine) d daily affect a pregnant test result? Is allergy med safe for pregnant women?
Not that I'm aware : I've not heard of zyrtec (cetirizine) d causing a pregnancy test issue. Regarding allergy meds in pregnancy, i generally avoid allergy meds that have a decongestant. So, regular zyrtec (cetirizine) would be preferred over zyrtec (cetirizine) d. Some antihistamines can be used in pregnancy for allergies. Benedryl is fine. However, without knowing your other meds, you should alert your OB what you are taking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Prilosec and Zyrtec (cetirizine) D on a daily basis. Would creatine mixed with these have any additional effects on my health/body?
Not Likely: I do not like to give patients Zyrtec-D on a regular basis because the pseudoephedrine in it can cause increased heart rate, blood pressure, insomnia, irritability, and agitation. Prilosec can cause some vitamins and minerals not to absorb into the body from the digestive tract as easily so if you are seriously working out you might discuss this with your doc. These don't interact with creatine. ...Read more
I have bad allerigies sometimes. Cetirizine stopped working so i take zyrtec (cetirizine) d. I heard u cnt take decongestants too long. Wat are longterm treatments?
No: Zyrtec (cetirizine) d contains an antihistamine (zyrtec) which helps itching, sneezing and drippy nose and a decongestant (sudafed) which helps stuffiness. Zyrtec (cetirizine) can cause drowsiness in some people. Sudafed can cause stimulation side effects like tremor, nervousness, insomnia, increased pulse rate and increased blood pressure. Zyrtec (cetirizine) d should be used with caution in people with heart disease. ...Read more