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What are the side effects of zyrtec, (cetirizine) if any?

Sleepiness. The major side-effect of zyrtec (cetirizine) is sedation - sleepiness, fatigue, and slowed reaction time. This occurs in 1 out of 10 or 1 out of 12 users. Compare to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1 of 3 users or clariting 1 in 50 users. Also occasionally reported are stomachache, headache, diarrhea, constipation & dry mouth & throat. In older men zyrtec can sometimes cause difficulty with urination. Read more...

Any bad side effects of zyrtec (cetirizine)?

Sleepiness. 10% of the patients will experience sleepiness.Best time to take it is at bedtime to cut down this side effect. Read more...

My brother took too many zyrtec (cetirizine) tablets. Side effects?

Drowsiness. Most likely will be drowsy. There can be respiratory suppression, at which point he would need to been evaluated in an emergency center. However, call poison control in your area to see if they have any other suggestions. Otherwise effects will wear off over time. Read more...

Is it OK to take two (10 MG) Zyrtec per day? It immensely improves my breathing, but I don't want any bad side effects. Thank you.

Depends. Recommended dosing is 10 mg daily, this can be adjusted up with the guidance of al allergist, make sure you discuss this when you make an appointment fir advise and further therapy. Any dosing outside the recommended dose should be discussed with a specialist in that f ield of medical practice. Read more...
Too much. . Despite the fact that it helps your breathing, that dose of Zyrtec is technically too much per day. You will need to find a medication that is as effective as the higher (unacceptable) dose of Zyrtec. Read more...

Long term side effects of effects of anti allergics (zyrtec)?

None. There have been no reported long-term side effects from use of zyrtec (cetirizine) in a trial involving toddlers and children with eczema, who were treated with zyrtec (cetirizine) for for years daily, and then there was an extension out to six years of total treatment. Read more...