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Cetirizine vs Claritin

Cetirizine
VS.
Claritin
Other name: Zyrtec Zyrtec
Other name: Loratadine Loratadine
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergies
1.9
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Allergies
1.9
Concern level
2.9
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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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Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que...
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Drowsy
10
Hair Loss
3
Withdrawal
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Dry Mouth
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Depression
1
Wheezing
1
Fungal Infection
1
Weight Gain
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Watery Eyes
1
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Drowsy
4
Depression
1
Joint Pain
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Ear Infection
1
Watery Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Hair Loss
1
Weight Gain
1
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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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Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que...
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e cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore....
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" ...you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore. I take cetirizine hydrochloride, which helps only a tiny bit ...for me... "

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antihistamine called cetirizine. It helps me. I'm also...
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" ...dust mites and I'm taking antihistamine called cetirizine. It helps me. I'm also using a nasal spray nasofan. Rapitil eye drops ...very useful. I heard that clarityn tablets are also very... "

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use cetirizine, Claritin didn't do shit. Be...
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" ...act as decongestants. I use cetirizine, Claritin didn't do shit. Benadryl is my emergency... "

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ke cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore....
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" ...wondering if you have hayfever what medication works best for you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride... "

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to take Cetirizine as Claritine does nothing to me. And...
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" I used to take Cetirizine as Claritine does nothing to me. And then doctor put on Chlorphenamine (chlorpheniramine) as it can be taken as often as every 4 hours and it was safe... "

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ke cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore....
| www.thestudentroom.co.uk
" ...you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore "

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e cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore....
| www.thestudentroom.co.uk
" ...wondering if you have hayfever what medication works best for you? I used to take claritin and now i take cetirizine hydrochloride neither seem to help anymore. I've... "

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helpful for me. I take cetirizine (known as Zyrtec) and it...
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" Claritine is supposed to be taken once a day. It is safe. But I found it not helpful for me. I... "

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o I started using Cetirizine a few years ago which w...
" (Original post by kat2pult) I've taken Clarityn and also Boots own one which worked well for me last year ...off this year. I find Clarityn to be really... "

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tually find Zirtec (cetirizine) usually works better than Cl...
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" ...daily dose of (10mg) of Clarityn is useless when my hayfever is bad. I've been ...therapeutic dose... Oh, and I actually find Zirtec (cetirizine) usually works better than Clarityn (loratadine), but my... "

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