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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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Benadryl 67,991 Zyrtec 27,262 Claritin 24,022
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Alavert vs Zyrtec

Alavert
VS.
Zyrtec
Other name: Claritin (Claritin)
Other name: Cetirizine (Cetirizine)
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Allergies
Itching
Sneezing
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Common Cold
Runny Nose
Congestion
* Off label
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
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
Watery Eyes
2
Itchy Eyes
1
Sedation
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Wheezing
1
Palpitations
1
Weight Gain
1
Depression
1
Top Concerns
Zyr
Drowsy
6
Sleepy
3
Wheezing
2
Depression
1
Weight Gain
1
Withdrawal
1
Sedation
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Migraines
1
Watery Eyes
1
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Drowsy
Ala
Zyr
10
6
Sleepy
Ala
Zyr
4
3
Watery Eyes
Ala
Zyr
2
1
Itchy Eyes
Ala
Zyr
1
1
Sedation
Ala
Zyr
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Ala
Zyr
1
0
Wheezing
Ala
Zyr
1
2
Palpitations
Ala
Zyr
1
0
Weight Gain
Ala
Zyr
1
1
Depression
Ala
Zyr
1
1
Drowsy
Zyr
Ala
6
10
Sleepy
Zyr
Ala
3
4
Wheezing
Zyr
Ala
2
1
Depression
Zyr
Ala
1
1
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
Watery Eyes
Zyr
Ala
1
2
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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...
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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...
" I used to take Alavert every day, but sometimes it ...for me, so now that Zyrtec is OTC, I take it ...are really bad and go back to Alavert when I'm better. Love Zyrtec, but it makes... "

ll as well. (I take Alavert though, Zyrtec doesn't work fo...
" ...year, 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... "

aritin/Alavert and Zyrtec with no supply problems. Right no...
" ...pregnant or bfing\". I also suffer from allergies (and have BF my ...for 18-26mo each). I've taken Claritin/Alavert and Zyrtec with no supply problems. Right now, I take Alavert since Zyrtec makes... "

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

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

claritin/allegra/alavert drug doesn't work for me, but 1/2...
" The 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...
" ...had any success with Zyrtec. My son took it for allergy/asthma and it never helped and was so expensive ...help. We switched to Alavert and we are actually using generic form, and it is working so much... "

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... "

t. Alavert 10mg works fairly well, but I'm thinking that d...
" ...feet, 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 the... "

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