Coricidin D vs Zyrtec

Coricidin D
(OTC)
Zyrtec
(OTC)
Coricidin D is a cough & cold medication.
Zyrtec is a systemic antihistamine.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergy
2.5
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
September 27, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
41 Discussions
71,028 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Common Cold
#2 for Cough
#3 for Allergy
#4 for Flu
#5 for Runny Nose
Coricidin D is approved for Common Cold, Cough, Allergy, Flu, Runny Nose and Sinus Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Hives
#4 for Rash
#6 for Eczema
#7 for Congestion
Zyrtec is approved for Allergy and Itching 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.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cor
Arthritis
9
High Blood Pressure
9
Stroke
9
Heart Problems
9
Diabetes
5
Bleeding
5
Heart Attack
5
Pulmonary Fibrosis
5
Canker Sores
5
Migraines
5
Zyr
Weight Gain
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Weight Loss
1
Dry Mouth
1
Nose Bleeds
1
Mood Swings
1
Behavior Problems
1
Nightmares
1
Dry Eyes
1
Tachycardia
1
Compare concerns
By:
Coricidin D
Cor
Zyrtec
Zyr
Arthritis
Cor
Zyr
9
0
High Blood Pressure
Cor
Zyr
9
0
Stroke
Cor
Zyr
9
0
Heart Problems
Cor
Zyr
9
0
Diabetes
Cor
Zyr
5
0
Bleeding
Cor
Zyr
5
0
Heart Attack
Cor
Zyr
5
0
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Cor
Zyr
5
0
Canker Sores
Cor
Zyr
5
0
Migraines
Cor
Zyr
5
0
Weight Gain
Zyr
Cor
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zyr
Cor
2
0
Weight Loss
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Dry Mouth
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Nose Bleeds
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Mood Swings
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Behavior Problems
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Nightmares
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Dry Eyes
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Tachycardia
Zyr
Cor
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Coricidin D during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Zyrtec during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Coricidin D and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zyrtec and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill, Syrup
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phenylpropanolamine Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorpheniramine
Cetirizine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Coricidin D and Zyrtec: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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