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Are there side effects of mixing the medicine zyrtec (cetirizine) with alcohol?

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Dr. Manav Singla
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Possibly

Alcohol causes sedation (sleepiness).
Zyrtec (cetirizine) can cause sedation (not in everyone, but in many). Mixing the two can compound the effect - making you extra sedated. Extra sleepy. But then that can translate to greater impairment in judgement. Meaning - not thinking clearly....

In brief: Possibly

Alcohol causes sedation (sleepiness).
Zyrtec (cetirizine) can cause sedation (not in everyone, but in many). Mixing the two can compound the effect - making you extra sedated. Extra sleepy. But then that can translate to greater impairment in judgement. Meaning - not thinking clearly....
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