Cetirizine

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Other names: Zyrtec, Reactine, Piriteze
Method of use: Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse ago...
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Cetirizine for Allergies
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Does Cetirizine cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Cetirizine
#10 in Cetirizine discussions - 41 posts discuss Weight Gain with Cetirizine. Weight Gain is #10 concern in Cetirizine discussions.
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Had the gyno removed last year and have been on cetirizine...
" ...the weight gain worse! Had the gyno removed last year and have been on cetirizine, minox and niz since. It has really helped with maintaining and a bit of regrowth but most important thing no... "

weight on with them too,??he takes cetirizine daily??that...
" ...had it for 18 months no one can pinpoint the couse of it hes had lots of tests but the steriods are the only thing??that allways clear it up till the next time he puts weight on with them... "

to EVERYTHING) so I take Cetirizine daily but if the pollen...
" ...hayfever. I have hayfever year round (allregic to EVERYTHING) so I take Cetirizine daily but if the pollen count is high I top with Beconase. I'm doing ...else had their weigh in over the las... "

Cetirizine by my gp and it made no difference. At...
" ...was prescribed Cetirizine by my gp and it made no difference. At my annual appointment with my consultant he said that won't work for the itch. He gave me ...a year. I put on weight and my muscl... "

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weight gain problem with AH's I went on Tescos version,...
" I had the weight gain problem with AH's I went on Tescos version, based on Cetirizine Hydrochloride, and probably was on ...far too long Stopped the itching OK, but I... "

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my allergies, and I was losing weight fairly well over the...
" ...I found cetirizine based products didn't work, so I used one (Sainsbury's own brand) which was Loratadine based - that worked on my allergies, and I was losing weight fairly well over the summer,... "

side-effects? I have put on a lot of weight lately and I...
" ...fexofenadine over loratadine or cetirizine (what I'm on)? Are ...How about side-effects? I have put on a lot of weight lately and I have a sneaky feeling the cetirizine had something to do with... "

for me. My weight started going up around the same time...
" ...penny dropped for me. My weight started going up around the same time I ...the list of side-effects, see: http://www.nhs.uk/medici...e=Cetirizine tablets. Whereas it's not listed under... "

for me. My weight started going up around the same time...
" ...penny dropped for me. My weight started going up around the same time I ...the list of side-effects, see: http://www.nhs.uk/medici...ne=Cetirizine tablets. Whereas it's not listed under... "

trials experienced -- extra pounds. Older antihistamines,...
" ...to be associated with weight gain. Antihistamines may increase appetite, resulting in weight gain. Numerous readers of this ...during trials experienced -- extra pounds. Older antihistamines,... "

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