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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
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Zyrtec
Other name: Xyzal (Xyzal)
Other name: Cetirizine (Cetirizine)
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Allergic Rhinitis
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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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Drowsy
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Dry Mouth
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Wheezing
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Sedation
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Blurred Vision
2
Fungal Infection
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Diabetes
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Appetite Changes
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Cavity
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Hair Loss
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Wheezing
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Weight Gain
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Withdrawal
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Sedation
1
Itchy Eyes
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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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found it worked fine, but did not see any improvement...
" ...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 ov... "

currently taking Levocetirizine, Hydroxizine, Zyrtec, and...
" ...diagnosed with chronic idiopathic urticaria a few ...I am currently taking Levocetirizine, Hydroxizine, Zyrtec, and currently weaning myself ...a detox and had a decrease in their hives and a... "

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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... "

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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 it... "

allergy meds? Zyrtec? Or the newer type levocetirizine,...
" ...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... "

is 2nd gen. Zyrtec should be about 50% Levocetirizine...
" ...2nd gen. Zyrtec should be about 50% Levocetirizine by mass. ...switched to azelastine spray. Works better than any pill for me, and I've tried about all of them. One thing for sure, it works muc... "

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

think of is Xyxal/levocetirizine. It's a script but very...
" ...can think of is Xyxal/levocetirizine. It's a script but ...at Walmart for me. I'm assuming of course that you've tried 2 zyrtec a day (... "

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.... "

as levoCETIRIZINE. Very little crosses the blood/brain...
" ...cents. I have administered xyzal to patients ...generically known as levoCETIRIZINE. Very little crosses ...said there has not been reports of drowsiness any worse than Zyrtec, which makes s... "

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