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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 62,261 Zyrtec 25,079 Claritin 22,107
2,497,906 conversations around the web about Allergies to help you make a decision
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Cetirizine
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Zyrtec
Other name: Zyrtec (Zyrtec)
Other name: Cetirizine (Cetirizine)
5 / 10
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8 / 10
Satisfaction
6,248
Discussions around the web
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60,002
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Allergies
Itching
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Rash
Eczema*
Inflammation*
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Allergies
Itching
Hives*
Seasonal Allergies
Rash
Eczema*
Congestion
Inflammation*
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Method of use:
Pill, Syrup
Method of use:
Pill, Syrup
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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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
Cet
Drowsy
10
Sedation
4
Hair Loss
4
Dry Mouth
2
Withdrawal
2
Sleepy
2
Depression
1
Wheezing
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Weight Gain
1
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Zyr
Drowsy
4
Sleepy
3
Sinus Infections
3
Wheezing
1
Depression
1
Weight Gain
1
Withdrawal
1
Sedation
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Migraines
1
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10
4
Sedation
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Zyr
4
1
Hair Loss
Cet
Zyr
4
0
Dry Mouth
Cet
Zyr
2
0
Withdrawal
Cet
Zyr
2
1
Sleepy
Cet
Zyr
2
3
Depression
Cet
Zyr
1
1
Wheezing
Cet
Zyr
1
1
Itchy Eyes
Cet
Zyr
1
1
Weight Gain
Cet
Zyr
1
1
Drowsy
Zyr
Cet
4
10
Sleepy
Zyr
Cet
3
2
Sinus Infections
Zyr
Cet
3
0
Wheezing
Zyr
Cet
1
1
Depression
Zyr
Cet
1
1
Weight Gain
Zyr
Cet
1
1
Withdrawal
Zyr
Cet
1
2
Sedation
Zyr
Cet
1
4
Itchy Eyes
Zyr
Cet
1
1
Migraines
Zyr
Cet
1
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About Cetirizine
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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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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Zyrtec is way better that the low price shit cetrizine
Zyrtec is the best of all the alergy pills i have used. yes it kinda makes you sleepy but, it doesnt fuck up your brain as sleeping pills do! Cetrizine is a low price shit without any effect! i personally recommend Zyrtec as it works and i have no problems whatsoever with it, for all the years that i have used it!
Ur friendly neighborhood pharmacist
August 21, 2014
Lots of times with many not all but many of the generic brands don't use as much of the active ingredient to save $$$$ for the drug companies. This mainly happens with prescription drugs and not OTC meds. That's probably y the generic does not work as well for u.
Moron
June 1, 2014
Zyrtec is just a brand name. Cetirizine HCL is the chemical name. They are one and the same. Just like Advil is the brand name for Ibuprofen.

" I've been using the generic cetirizine (zyrtec) and it works well, but you pretty much have to take these... "

" ...daughter has had seasonal allergies since she was ...are acting up I give her cetirizine (Zyrtec) on a daily basis. It works pretty well and d... "

" ...My doctor finally prescribed Cetirizine(Zyrtec) 10 mg daily. It's over the counter... "

" ...(cetirizine) for allergies. I find it to be non-drowsy, and it works ju... "

" ...of cetirizine hydrochloride (Zyrtec) and have been since before I became pregnant this time. Wasn't on it last pregnancy and I was in agony and nearly developed a sinus infection (which I have... "

" ...Went to sleep yesterday, my face was getting better, I took a Zyrtec pill (Cetirizine Dihydrochlride) around ...Face is bigger. Is it possible that I'm actually allergic to Zyrtec ? I also feel... "

" ...old daughter takes cetirizine (Reactine / Zyrtec) on a daily basis. It works quite well. ...As for me, I had terrible environmental allergies as a teenager.. nocetirizine ...I had allergy sh... "

" ...Lisa I take generic cetirizine (which is the antihistamine in zyrtec). I have been taking it for around 20 years now. It only helps me with my ...I just get annoyingly itchy! Antihistamines ba... "

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