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Allergies

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Allergy is a hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmles...
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Common Allergies treatments discussed around the web
Benadryl 64,327 Zyrtec 25,861 Claritin 22,779
2,569,280 conversations around the web about Allergies to help you make a decision
2,569,280 conversations around the web about Allergies to help you make a decision
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Alavert
VS.
Zyrtec
Other name: Claritin (Claritin)
Other name: Cetirizine (Cetirizine)
9 / 10
Satisfaction
8 / 10
Satisfaction
1,549
Discussions around the web
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61,742
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Taken for:
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Allergies
Itching
Sneezing
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Common Cold
Runny Nose
Congestion
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Taken for:
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Allergies
Itching
Hives*
Seasonal Allergies
Rash
Eczema*
Congestion
Inflammation*
* Off label
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Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist used in the treatment of allergies, hay fever,and urticaria...
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Top Concerns
Ala
Drowsy
10
Sleepy
4
Sinus Infections
4
Watery Eyes
2
Itchy Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Sedation
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Palpitations
1
Weight Gain
1
Top Concerns
Zyr
Drowsy
6
Sleepy
3
Sinus Infections
3
Wheezing
2
Depression
1
Weight Gain
1
Withdrawal
1
Sedation
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Migraines
1
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Alavert
Ala
Zyrtec
Zyr
Drowsy
Ala
Zyr
10
6
Sleepy
Ala
Zyr
4
3
Sinus Infections
Ala
Zyr
4
3
Watery Eyes
Ala
Zyr
2
0
Itchy Eyes
Ala
Zyr
1
1
Wheezing
Ala
Zyr
1
2
Sedation
Ala
Zyr
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Ala
Zyr
1
0
Palpitations
Ala
Zyr
1
0
Weight Gain
Ala
Zyr
1
1
Drowsy
Zyr
Ala
6
10
Sleepy
Zyr
Ala
3
4
Sinus Infections
Zyr
Ala
3
4
Wheezing
Zyr
Ala
2
1
Depression
Zyr
Ala
1
0
Weight Gain
Zyr
Ala
1
1
Withdrawal
Zyr
Ala
1
0
Sedation
Zyr
Ala
1
1
Itchy Eyes
Zyr
Ala
1
1
Migraines
Zyr
Ala
1
0
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About Zyrtec
Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist used in the treatment of allergies, hay fever,and urticaria...
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NYmom
Zyrtec is the BEST
Zyrtec works better than Alavert/Claritin. Take 1 pill per day and you will breathe and sleep fine at night!

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are really bad and go back to Alavert when I'm better. Love...
" ...to take Alavert every day, but ...so now that Zyrtec is OTC, I ...really bad and go back to Alavert when I'm better. Love Zyrtec, but it makes me groggy and dehydrated... "

pill as well. (I take Alavert though, Zyrtec doesn't work...
" ...despite being a \"worse\" allergy season. I take a tsp. every morning and if my symptoms get worse during the day then I'll take my pill as well. (I take Alavert though, Zyrtec doesn't work... "

Claritin/Alavert and Zyrtec with no supply problems. Right...
" ...bfing\". I also suffer from allergies (and have ...each). I've taken Claritin/Alavert and Zyrtec with no supply problems. Right now, I take Alavert since Zyrtec makes me too sleepy to be... "

I have been taking a lot of Alavert. I tried Zyrtec for...
" ...have had bad hay fever for quite a ...zombie. Yuck. The allergies got a lot better when I went ...I have been taking a lot of Alavert. I tried Zyrtec for a while but it made me gain wei... "

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an alavert... but they don't always help. but, without...
" ...take zyrtec... and it works really well if ...take a sudafed or an alavert... but they don't always help. but, without the zyrtec... i would be... "

claritin/allegra/alavert drug doesn't work for me, but 1/2...
" ...claritin/allegra/alavert drug doesn't work for me, but 1/2 a Zyrtec a day does well. Everybody responds differently to different drugs, and Zyrtec is my go-to for fall allergies. It might be... "

using generic form, and it is working so much better...
" ...any success with Zyrtec. My son took it for allergy/asthma and it never helped and was so ...We switched to Alavert and we are actually using generic form, and it is working so much better for u... "

bf'ing. Alavert didn't work for me either. I does make...
" I have taken zyrtec off and o since I got pregnant with no problems for me or dd. I am still bf'ing. Alavert didn't work for me either. I does make me sleepy, but I found out that just half... "

it. Alavert 10mg works fairly well, but I'm thinking that...
" ...but all over my body at times. Zyrtec does a great job, but my insurance, Aetna, won't cover it. Alavert 10mg works fairly well, but I'm thinking that doubling ...well as the Zyrtec. I weigh ... "

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