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  • Zyrtec
    Zyrtec is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, and other allergy symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a complete overview of the medication, including information on the side effects, dosing guidelines, and other uses of this antihistamine.
  • Zyrtec 10 mg Tablets
    Zyrtec is available in many different forms, including chewable tablets, syrup, and Zyrtec 10 mg tablets. This eMedTV article offers more detailed Zyrtec dosing guidelines, including information on how dosing works for both adults and children.
  • Zyrtec 5 mg
    A common Zyrtec dosage for treating mild allergy symptoms is Zyrtec 5 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page includes Zyrtec dosing guidelines for various age groups and explains what forms and strengths this medication comes in.
  • Zyrtec Allergy Medicine
    As this part of the eMedTV library explains, Zyrtec is an allergy medicine that is commonly used for treating runny nose, sneezing, and other allergy symptoms. This article covers other Zyrtec uses and explains how the drug works.
  • Zyrtec and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Zyrtec (cetirizine) passes through breast milk in humans. This part of the eMedTV Web site deals with Zyrtec and breastfeeding, including what to watch for if your healthcare provider approves taking the drug while breastfeeding.
  • Zyrtec and Dry Mouth
    This eMedTV resource highlights dry mouth, one of the most common side effects of Zyrtec. This page lists a number of things you can do if you're taking Zyrtec and dry mouth develops, such as avoiding tobacco, caffeine, and alcohol.
  • Zyrtec and Pregnancy
    Zyrtec (cetirizine) should be safe to take during pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV page points out, you should still consult your healthcare provider before taking the drug if you are pregnant. This article discusses Zyrtec and pregnancy in detail.
  • Zyrtec and Weight Gain
    Certain side effects may occur with the use of Zyrtec. Weight gain has been reported, albeit rarely. This eMedTV segment lists some things that may help with any weight gain that occurs, such as exercising and eating a heart-healthy diet.
  • Zyrtec Antihistamine
    As this eMedTV page explains, Zyrtec is an antihistamine used for treating allergy symptoms and itching due to hives. This article covers the effects of Zyrtec in more detail, explores how the drug works, and discusses available forms and strengths.
  • Zyrtec Chewable Tablets
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Zyrtec chewable tablets, regular tablets, and syrup are used for relieving allergy symptoms. This article discusses Zyrtec uses in more detail (including other approved uses) and explains how this medication works.
  • Zyrtec Dosage
    The recommended Zyrtec dosage for most adults is 10 mg once daily. As this eMedTV segment points out, however, mild symptoms may respond to a smaller dose. This article gives an overview of Zyrtec dosing, including information on amounts for children.
  • Zyrtec Drug Information
    Zyrtec is a popular non-prescription drug used for treating allergy symptoms. This page from the eMedTV library contains more Zyrtec drug information, including other approved uses for this medicine and possible side effects that may occur.
  • Zyrtec Drug Interactions
    Several drugs can interact with Zyrtec, including theophylline and sleep medications. This page on the eMedTV site takes a closer look at other possible Zyrtec drug interactions and includes information on the problems that may occur as a result.
  • Zyrtec Effects on Libido
    In studies, decreased libido was reported as a side effect in less than 2 percent of people taking Zyrtec. This eMedTV article discusses the likelihood of developing sexual side effects and explains what to do if they become a problem.
  • Zyrtec Eye Drops
    Available without a prescription, Zyrtec Eye Drops offer relief of itchy eyes due to allergies. This part of the eMedTV library gives an overview of this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Zyrtec Eye Drops Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is only one standard Zyrtec Eye Drops dosage: one drop in the affected eye, twice a day. This article covers the dosing guidelines for this product, including tips on using the eye drops if you wear contact lenses.
  • Zyrtec Eye Drops Drug Interactions
    It is unlikely that other drugs would react with Zyrtec Eye Drops. This eMedTV article talks about the possibility of interactions with this product, explaining how drug interactions that are currently unknown could be discovered in the future.
  • Zyrtec Eye Drops Side Effecs
    Headache, runny nose, and dry eyes are possible Zyrtec Eye Drops side effects. This eMedTV resource discusses some of the problems people may experience with this medication, with information on serious side effects requiring medical attention.
  • Zyrtec Eye Drops Uses
    An antihistamine product, Zyrtec Eye Drops can relieve itchy eyes and other eye allergy symptoms. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at the uses of Zyrtec Eye Drops, including the medicine's use in young children.
  • Zyrtec Eye Drops Warnings and Precautions
    If you wear contact lenses, you must remove them before using Zyrtec Eye Drops. This article from the eMedTV archives covers various safety precautions for Zyrtec Eye Drops, with warnings and precautions for those who should not use this product.
  • Zyrtec for Children
    There are various forms of Zyrtec for children, including tablets and chewable tablets. This eMedTV resource further discusses the use of this medication in children and covers the age requirements for the various available products.
  • Zyrtec Itchy Eye Drops Information
    Eye allergy symptoms, such as redness, are often treated with Zyrtec Itchy Eye Drops. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about Zyrtec Itchy Eye Drops, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Zyrtec Medication
    This page of the eMedTV archives provides some basic information on Zyrtec, which is a medication used to treat allergy symptoms. This article addresses general dosing guidelines, the different forms, and possible side effects, with a link to learn more.
  • Zyrtec Medication Information
    Zyrtec is used for treating allergy symptoms and relieving itching caused by hives. This page from the eMedTV archives provides more Zyrtec medication information and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Zyrtec Oral
    As this eMedTV segment explains, if you have any allergy symptoms or itching due to hives, your doctor may recommend Zyrtec (oral allergy medication). This article covers Zyrtec in more detail, explains how it works, and offers general warnings.
  • Zyrtec OTC
    Zyrtec (cetirizine) is now available over the counter (OTC). This resource from the eMedTV archives gives an overview of OTC Zyrtec, including answers to several questions regarding the cost, strength, and quality of the over-the-counter version.
  • Zyrtec Overdose
    Taking too much Zyrtec (cetirizine) could result in overdose symptoms such as drowsiness and irritability. This eMedTV selection provides more information on what to expect from a Zyrtec overdose, including possible symptoms and treatment options.
  • Zyrtec Problems
    Although most people do not experience any side effects with Zyrtec, problems could occur. This eMedTV resource lists some of the most commonly reported Zyrtec side effects and also explains which problems require immediate medical attention.
  • Zyrtec Side Affects
    Common side effects of Zyrtec include fatigue and dry mouth. As this eMedTV page explains, side effects are generally minor, but serious side effects may also occur with this drug. Zyrtec side affects is a common misspelling of Zyrtec side effects.
  • Zyrtec Side Effects
    Possible side effects of Zyrtec include fatigue, sore throat, and dry mouth. This part of the eMedTV site further discusses the side effects of this drug, explaining which ones are more common in children and which ones require immediate medical care.
  • Zyrtec Syrup
    For young children with allergies, Zyrtec syrup is available to help relieve allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page explains what other forms this drug comes in, lists some of its potential side effects, and describes how the medication works.
  • Zyrtec Tablets
    Allergy symptoms can be treated with Zyrtec tablets, chewable tablets, and syrup. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Zyrtec, explains how it works, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Zyrtec Uses
    Common Zyrtec uses include the treatment of runny nose, watery eyes, and hives-related itching. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the many uses of Zyrtec, including detailed dosing guidelines on when and how to take the medication.
  • Zyrtec Warnings and Precautions
    If you have liver or kidney disease, your body may not handle Zyrtec as well as it should. This portion of the eMedTV library offers a list of important Zyrtec warnings and precautions, including a list of people who should avoid the drug entirely.
  • Zyrtec-D
    Zyrtec-D is used to treat nasal congestion, itchy eyes, and a number of other allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this combination drug, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Zyrtec-D and Breastfeeding
    The label of Zyrtec-D (cetirizine and pseudoephedrine) warns that breastfeeding women should avoid the drug. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at Zyrtec-D and breastfeeding, including what to do if you decide to nurse a child while taking it.
  • Zyrtec-D and Dry Mouth
    Some people taking Zyrtec-D may experience a dry mouth. This eMedTV page lists things you can do if you're taking Zyrtec-D and dry mouth becomes bothersome, such as being aware of spicy or salty foods, which may cause pain in a dry mouth.
  • Zyrtec-D and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a Zyrtec-D side effect that occurs in up to 4 percent of people taking the drug. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at Zyrtec-D and insomnia, including an explanation of why the drug may cause insomnia and what you can do about it.
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