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Cetirizine

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Other Names: Zyrtec   Reactine   Piriteze

Claritin

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 5,054 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 53,690 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
Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Elaine
September 20, 2013
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What patients are saying about Cetirizine vs. Claritin

258 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
cetirizine hydrochloride and recently switched to Clarityn...
Yes I have tried cetirizine hydrochloride and recently switched to Clarityn (Loratadine). Tbh the ear problem only occurs once in ...won't occur when I take Clarityn. But it's not just that...
relation to Claritin. Medical name levocetirizine....
...online. A new version of zyrtec, similar to clarinex's relation to Claritin. Medical name levocetirizine. (zyrtec is cetirizine.) Some tests showed it having better efficacy than the...
only a tiny bit and only really just makes me feel dizzy...
...i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore. I take cetirizine hydrochloride, which helps only a tiny bit and only really just makes me feel dizzy, but...
Claritin is cetirizine. I suspect it works to reduce the...
I think Claritin is cetirizine. I suspect it works to reduce the body's over reaction. At least...
and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to...
...you have hayfever what medication works best for you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither see...
penguin I took cetirizine this lunch time...
Shut up penguin I took cetirizine this lunch time and then I took claritin in the morning (I know I took them both almost at the same...
and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to...
...what medication works best for you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine...
-cetirizine Loratadine (Claritin) doesn't work very...
...on opiates are: -dexchlorpheniramine -cetirizine Loratadine (Claritin) doesn't work...
-cetirizine Loratadine (Claritin) doesn't work very...
...opiates are: -dexchlorpheniramine -cetirizine Loratadine (Claritin) doesn't...
and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to...
...wondering if you have hayfever what medication works best for you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help...
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