Does Cetirizine cause Weight Gain?

Last Update May 28, 2016
Weight Gain is a known side effect of Cetirizine
#7 in Cetirizine discussions - 52 posts discuss Weight Gain with Cetirizine. Weight Gain is #7 concern in Cetirizine discussions.
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Cetirizine is a systemic antihistamine.
Uses: Cetirizine is approved for Allergy, Itching, Seasonal Allergies and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Hives, although it is not approved for this condition. Read More
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Does Cetirizine cause Weight Gain?

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| Warcusa
I have been taking Ceitrizine 10 mg for a month now, I think it has help,me, but I couldn't figure it out the weight gain. I decided to to a search and can see that this medication causes weight gain.

Weight Gain from Cetirizine
| Lea
I was put on cetrizine in May and in the last three months I have felt really lethargic and depressed and put on almost 8kgs in weight. I read this page and came off the cetrizine (as hay fever season has passed) and feel so much better. I will definitely look for an alternative next year when I need something for my hay fever. My mood has lifted and I have so much energy since coming off them.

Weight Gain from Cetirizine
| Heidi
Since I started taking this med I have gained 12 pounds. I exercise every day, eat healthy (even trying to lose weight) and the pounds just kept adding on (about 2 pounds a week) I just stopped taking it two days ago to see if that makes a difference.

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