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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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Levocetirizine vs Zyrtec

Levocetirizine
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Other name: Xyzal (Xyzal)
Other name: Cetirizine (Cetirizine)
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Levocetirizine (as levocetirizine dihydrochloride) is a third-generation non-sedative antihistamine, developed from the second-generation antihistamine cetirizine. Chemically, levocetirizine is the active enantiomer of cetirizine. It is the L-enantiomer ...
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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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About Levocetirizine
Levocetirizine (as levocetirizine dihydrochloride) is a third-generation non-sedative antihistamine, developed from the second-generation antihistamine cetirizine. Chemically, levocetirizine is the active enantiomer of cetirizine. It is the L-enantiomer ...
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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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it worked fine, but did not see any improvement over...
" ...is the same formula as Zyrtec, is just the prescribed version ...is a good article. http://www.irf.dk/en/reviews/xyzal_levocetirizine.htm I found it worked fine, but did not see any improvement... "

e OTC Zyrtec, 2 tablets). It helps eliminate/lower my fl...
" ...a doc I believe diagnosed him with impetigo. I think he was ...I take a shower. (I use prescription Xyzal - levocetirizine - but I've also used the OTC Zyrtec, 2 tablets). It helps eliminate/lower my... "

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work very good at night so I thought I would try it. She is...
" ... I asked my doctor about Levocetirizine as it's fairly new.  The Zyrtec doesn't seem to work very good at night so I thought I would try it.  She is suggesting Fexofenadine morning Zyrtec in... "

Zyrtec) and even up the medication -- no results. He...
" ...medications (e.g. Allegra, Claritin, Zyrtec) and even up the medication -- no results. He finally had me try a prescription strength Zyrtec which is the 3rd generation and is called Levocetirizine. 1... "

currently taking Levocetirizine, Hydroxizine, Zyrtec, and...
" I was diagnosed with chronic idiopathic urticaria a few months ago ...relief. I am currently taking Levocetirizine, Hydroxizine, Zyrtec, and currently weaning myself off ...anybody done a detox and had a... "

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and then take zytec 12 hrs later?Hello,Interactions bet...
" ...take xyzal and then take zytec 12 hrs later? Hello, Interactions ...selected drugs interact with Xyzal (levocetirizine) interacts with more than 200 other drugs. Zyrtec (cetirizine) interacts with more... "

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A new version of zyrtec, similar to clarinex's relation to C...
" ...online. A new version of zyrtec, similar to clarinex's relation to Claritin. Medical name levocetirizine. (zyrtec is cetirizine.) Some tests showed it... "

allergy meds? Zyrtec? Or the newer type levocetirizine,...
" ...tried cetirizine type allergy meds? Zyrtec? Or the newer type levocetirizine, Xyzal the med's called here.. They are over the counter meds in small packages here, no side effects, so it's... "

is 2nd gen. Zyrtec should be about 50% Levocetirizine...
" Quote: Claritin is 2nd gen. Zyrtec should be about 50% Levocetirizine by mass. So it's pretty ...the pills, switched to azelastine spray. Works better than any pill for me, and I've tried about all... "

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the generic name is levocetirizine. (zyrtec with levo in...
" ...think the generic name is levocetirizine.... "

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