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Levocetirizine

Rx
/ 587 posts
Other Names: Xyzal

Zyrtec

OTC
/ 54,043 posts
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 587 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 54,043 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
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
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By NYmom
April 4, 2014
NYmom wrote
Zyrtec is the BEST
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By Pam
March 31, 2014
Pam wrote
zyrtec
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By Gretchen
February 9, 2014
Gretchen wrote
Zyrtec is a horrible drug!!!!!!!!!!!
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By PJ
January 16, 2014
PJ wrote
Extreme (Dangerous) Sleepiness
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What patients are saying about Levocetirizine vs. Zyrtec

38 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the counter meds in small packages here, no side effects...
...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 possible...
I found it worked fine,...
...the same formula as Zyrtec, is just the prescribed ...is a good article. http://www.irf.dk/en/reviews/xyzal_levocetirizine.htm I found it worked fine, but did not see any improvement...
currently taking Levocetirizine, Hydroxizine, Zyrtec, and...
...I am currently taking Levocetirizine, Hydroxizine, Zyrtec, and currently weaning myself off of Prednisone because I just can't take it anymore. I have been allergy tested with everything...
and then take zytec 12 hrs later? Hello, Interactions...
...xyzal and then take zytec 12 hrs later? Hello, ...selected drugs interact with Xyzal (levocetirizine) interacts with more than 200 other drugs. Zyrtec (cetirizine) interacts with more than...
A new version of zyrtec, similar to clarinex's relation to...
...online. A new version of zyrtec, similar to clarinex's relation to Claritin. Medical name levocetirizine. (zyrtec is cetirizine.) Some tests showed...
is 2nd gen. Zyrtec should be about 50% Levocetirizine...
...Zyrtec should be about 50% Levocetirizine ...any pill for me, and I've tried about all of them. One thing for sure, it works much much faster. My symptoms are almost strictly nasal though, might...
the generic name is levocetirizine. (zyrtec with levo in...
...the generic name is levocetirizine. (zyrtec with levo in...
not been reports of drowsiness any worse than Zyrtec, which...
...antagonist generically known as levoCETIRIZINE. Very little crosses the ...before administering said there has not been reports of drowsiness any worse than Zyrtec, which makes sense. While...
Zyrtec = cetirizine = Reactine. Xyzal = levocetirizine -...
Zyrtec = cetirizine = Reactine. Xyzal = levocetirizine - a more active isomer of cetirizine. Betablockers, including Propanolol, are powerful drugs and should not be taken on a whim....
Xyzal (levocetirizine), a newer antihistamine similar to...
...site who have used Xyzal (levocetirizine), a newer antihistamine similar to Zyrtec (cetirizine), commented that they ...drug during trials experienced -- extra pounds. Older antihistamines, suc...
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