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Xyzal

Rx
/ 1,969 posts
Other Names: Levocetirizine

Zyrtec

OTC
/ 54,150 posts
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 1,969 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 54,150 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 Xyzal vs. Zyrtec

448 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Xyzal, as well. Glad to know Zyrtec is less expensive,...
...Zyrtec works fine for me, ...me a px for Xyzal, as well. Glad to know Zyrtec is less expensive, and...
than Zyrtec, your son can try to take Xyzal to see if...
...son has taken zyrtec for years and it ...it used to be? Xyzal is very close in its effects to Zyrtec, however, it is believed that it works better than Zyrtec, your son can try to take Xyzal to...
my anxiety some...I switched to xyzal which is what pristiq...
...it actually worsened my anxiety some...I switched to xyzal which is what pristiq is to effexor.....xyzal is to zyrtec.....it helped some to releive...
She did switch him to xyzal instead of the zyrtec though....
...Now I know what to do next time..... She did switch him to xyzal instead of the zyrtec though. Zyrtec just stopped working for him. And nebbing / albuterol...
for years and switched about 5 years ago to Xyzal, works...
...have used zyrtec for years and switched about 5 years ago to Xyzal, works perfect...
had bad dreams and nightmares.  I switched to Zyrtec...
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...
suggested switching to Xyzal from Allegra. I know Xyzal is...
...antihistamine: is it ok to take? My allergies have been terrible lately, and my doctor suggested switching to Xyzal from Allegra. I know Xyzal ...I look up Zyrtec side effects, tinnitus and deaf...
did change my Zyrtec to Xyzal (the newest latest...
...and I had to go off the Zyrtec for 2 days to go ...hopefully skin testing.  He did change my Zyrtec to Xyzal (the newest latest and greatest ...working andy better than the Zyrtec , but I wil...
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...
Xyzal at night and it works really well. Good luck....
...- Have you tried Zyrtec or Xyzal antihistamines? These newer anti-histamines ...and hive like bumps. Zyrtec is OTC, and Xyzal ...a 1/2 of Xyzal at night and it works really wel...
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