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Alavert

OTC
/ 1,570 posts
Other Names: Claritin   Loratadine   Claritin D   Alavert D

Zyrtec

OTC
/ 53,988 posts
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 1,570 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 53,988 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By NYmom
April 4, 2014
NYmom wrote
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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By Pam
March 31, 2014
Pam wrote
zyrtec
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By Gretchen
February 9, 2014
Gretchen wrote
Zyrtec is a horrible drug!!!!!!!!!!!
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By PJ
January 16, 2014
PJ wrote
Extreme (Dangerous) Sleepiness
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What patients are saying about Alavert vs. Zyrtec

185 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Alavert but stopped working for me. I switched to Zyrtec...
...the grass and watch my allergies kick in. I used to take Alavert but stopped working for me. I switched to Zyrtec and it does the job currently and I haven't...
still bf'ing. Alavert didn't work for me either. I does...
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 a...
is prescription only. Alavert also works pretty well and it...
...feel drowsy. I take Zyrtec everyday and I am fine. Zyrtec is prescription only. Alavert also works pretty well and ...as strong as Zyrtec....
taking Zyrtec and Alavert is bad. I have bad insurance and...
...Zyrtec has not been working ...at night and Alavert in the morning. ...a little. Please let me know if taking Zyrtec and Alavert is bad. I have bad insurance and don't want to pay a for...
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...
All I can use is Alavert and flonase. I honestly believe...
...All I can use is Alavert and flonase. I honestly believe that if I hadn't have had the corn chips and pizza last night my allergies wouldn't have been nearly as bad. I also felt my asthma...
terrible allergies. They take Zyrtec also, and had the...
...terrible allergies. They take Zyrtec also, and had the ...when that happens, to take Alavert for a few weeks, then switch back to Zyrtec again. I saw that Alaver...
I take otc Alavert. It works great. I took a video...
...of me. ETA: Hope you get to feeling better. I used to take Zyrtec daily, but it was to strong, now I take otc Alavert. It works great. I took a video of Emma walking, and I keep trying...
I take Alavert for tree pollen allergies, and find that...
...I take Alavert for tree pollen allergies, and find that it works better if I just take it every day during pollen season. A pharmacist recommended Zyrtec once, but I avoided it because the label...
is so so. But Alavert is so good it makes us forget to...
...luck we have had was with Alavert actually. Claritin does almost nothing ...is so so. But Alavert is so good it makes us...
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