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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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Xyzal
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Other name: Levocetirizine (Levocetirizine)
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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Xyz
Drowsy
10
Sleepy
4
Weight Gain
3
Sedation
3
Depression
2
Dry Mouth
1
Wheezing
1
Migraines
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Watery Eyes
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Drowsy
6
Sleepy
4
Wheezing
2
Depression
1
Weight Gain
1
Withdrawal
1
Sedation
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Migraines
1
Watery Eyes
1
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About Xyzal
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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for me but i found Xyzal even better. Its a newer zyrtec...
" ...It worked for me but i found Xyzal even better. Its a newer zyrtec basically, also somehow cheaper with insurance vs OTC zyrtec now, it... "

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my anxiety some...I switched to xyzal which is what pristiq...
" ...my anxiety some...I switched to xyzal which is what pristiq is to effexor.....xyzal is to zyrtec.....it helped some to releive ...all with m... "

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except make his behavior deteriorate. Xyzal helps, but does...
" ...ended up getting our insurance company to authorize Xyzal--which is second generation Zyrtec--for our son. Claritin and Zyrtec didn't do much for him except make his behavior deteriorate. Xyzal... "

years ago to Xyzal, works perfect for me. No side effect at...
" ...I have used zyrtec for years ...ago to Xyzal, works perfect for me. No side... "

I think Xyzal really does work better than Zyrtec....
" ...really does work better than Zyrtec. I'm on it for CIU and it's getting me through finals week. It's controlling my seasonal allergies pretty well too. It really is more selective than Zyrtec.... "

I disagree. I think Xyzal really does work better...
" ...I disagree. I think Xyzal really does work better than Zyrtec. I'm on it for CIU and it's getting me through finals week. It's controlling my seasonal allergies pretty well too. It really... "

with TMEP. I immediately had bad dreams and nightmares...
" I took Xyzal when I was initially diagnosed with TMEP. I immediately had bad dreams and nightmares. I switched to Zyrtec (a lot less expensive and... "

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Leg Syndrome incredibly bad. The Xyzal doesn't cause that...
" ...I've found that works for me is Xyzal (cleaned up version ...evening. I used to take Zyrtec but it makes my Restless Leg Syndrome incredibly bad. The Xyzal doesn't cause that issue. In 13 yea... "

Dr switched him to Xyzal and he's doing well on it. His...
" ...to Xyzal and he's doing well on it. His Dr switched him b/c the Zyrtec went OTC and the other is an RX that ins pays for. I keep Hydroxyz HCL (RX) on hand for when I need it and sleep like a rock... "

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15 years.. All I can say, for now xyzal seems to be the best...
" ...months.. I have tried pretty much everything over last 15 years.. All I can say, for now xyzal seems to be the best one. Zyrtec does not work very well for me anymore. I have been using Xyzal over... "

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