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Zyrtec-D Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Zyrtec-D contains the same antihistamine found in regular Zyrtec, plus the decongestant pseudoephedrine. The drug is used to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and similar allergies, whether seasonal or year-round.

Zyrtec-D Dosage

  • The usual starting dose for adults and children 12 years of age and older is 1 tablet twice daily. If you have kidney or liver problems, your doctor may recommend only 1 dose per day.

Uses of Zyrtec-D

  • It is used to treats the symptoms of hay fever and similar allergies.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Zyrtec-D

Before taken Zyrtec-D medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Zyrtec-D. Side effects may include:

  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Sleepiness

Warnings and precautions before taking Zyrtec-D:

  • If you have a mild case of high blood pressure or heart disease, use Zyrtec-D sparingly. Be cautious, too, if you have diabetes, a tendency to increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma), an overactive thyroid gland, or an enlarged prostate gland.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems, then you should tell your doctor.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Zyrtec-D with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Zyrtec-D with the following:

  • Certain drugs used to treat high blood pressure, including Aldomet, Inversine, and reserpine
  • Drugs that tend to raise blood pressure
  • High doses of theophylline (Theo-Dur)

After taken Zyrtec-D if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Zyrtec-D overdose include:

  • Chest pain
  • Delusions
  • Giddiness
  • Hallucinations
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nausea

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