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Dry cough clearing throat most of the day at work and out side when I take zyrtec (cetirizine) it works for about 6 hours what can else u can do what's causin?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Mgt

Determining the possible triggers, avoiding the triggers including smoke will help to control the symptoms.
Nasal and rinses with saline may also relieve symptoms .

In brief: Mgt

Determining the possible triggers, avoiding the triggers including smoke will help to control the symptoms.
Nasal and rinses with saline may also relieve symptoms .
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Allergies

If Zyrtec (cetirizine) controls the symptoms , then you are likely allergic to something at your workplace.
You may take Zyrtec (cetirizine) up to every 6 hrs if necessary unless you get drowsy from. To find out what may be causing it, you will need to consult an allergist. If you turn out to be highly allergic to molds, then ask your employer to check for mold exposure assuming no chemical or biologic product exposure.

In brief: Allergies

If Zyrtec (cetirizine) controls the symptoms , then you are likely allergic to something at your workplace.
You may take Zyrtec (cetirizine) up to every 6 hrs if necessary unless you get drowsy from. To find out what may be causing it, you will need to consult an allergist. If you turn out to be highly allergic to molds, then ask your employer to check for mold exposure assuming no chemical or biologic product exposure.
Dr. John Chiu
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