Zyrtec Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Zyrtec by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Jaszmin
    Seizures following the use of zyrtec
    Prior to taking Zyrtec I have never had a seizure in my life. After taking Zyrtec daily for approximately three weeks at the end of 2009, I experienced my first grand mal seizure about a week after taking the medications. Since December 2009 I have c - 52% more...
    Jaszmin- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  2. link Anon10
    Withdrawals
    Having taken Zyrtec for years, year-round, my husband was the one who first brought it to my attention that I shouldn't need an allergy medicine year-round, since my allergies are to pollens. So I stopped taking this winter, cold-turkey. I was feelin - 76% more...
    Anon10- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  3. link Ria130
    Zyrtec symptoms chills, irregular heart, withdrawal symptoms, cardiologist, heart attack
    I was prescribed Zyrtec a few years ago for allergies. I also have MPV and need to take Atenolol, I will need to take Atenolol for the rest of my life. My cardiologist recommended I stop taking Zyrtec because it can give you an irregular heart beat. - 79% more...
    Ria130- over a year ago - 10 Replies - in Zyrtec
  4. link Erashwan
    FIRST: HERE IS A SECRET, I LIVE IN EGYPT AND SURE I BUY THE zyrtec WHICH THEY SELL HERE!!, advised by my doctor, actually i've never tried the one in USA, and i believe after what i heard, this one here is waayyyyyy better and has no bad withdrawal ! - 89% more...
    Erashwan- over a year ago
  5. link Marinda
    Please help! Zyrtec or singulair
    Ive been taking both for about 2 weeks. My face is just filled with zits and acne now. Its really gross and embarrassing. Im thinking its the pills because I was fine before. Im scared to stop because of my headaches (which I thought were migraines) - 39% more...
    Marinda- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  6. link Acne1
    I too could not figure it out but I seem to have broken out very badly since starting zyrtec. I use a target generic so I don't know if that could be it.
    Acne1- over a year ago
  7. link Frantz23
    can taking zyrtec change the smell of my urine?
    it seems my urine has a very strong smell when i use this drug?anyone have any answers?
    Frantz23- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  8. link Irvinjc
    zyrtec redrawal
    My doctor told me to take a zyrtec every day due to off & on allergy attacks due to seasonal flare-ups. I've been taking them faithfully once a day for almost a year, but, if I run out. I itch all over with no relief until I start back taking the - 9% more...
    Irvinjc- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  9. link Defghij345
    Withdrawals - it will go on for awhile - I use ginger root tea, natural apple cider vinegar (drink it and put it on the hives) and am going to try oil of oregano too. Im on day 24 the nights seem to be the worst now. I hear it takes about 6 weeks to - 36% more...
    Defghij345- over a year ago
  10. link Benton
    Zyrtec swellings, vegan, pills, motivation, tastes
    I've been on Zyrtec for four years on and off and non- stop (two pills every day) for the last year. It's been the worst year of my life. Nothing stress or family- related, everything around me seems to be just fine but I can't help but feel miserabl - 80% more...
    Benton- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  11. link Defghij345
    Ive gone cold turkey off zytrec - its been 24 days and its been hard but Im determined to never use an OTC drug ever again. Ive used ginger root tea, ice packs, organic apple cider vinegar and am ordering oil of oregano too... these natural alternati - 22% more...
    Defghij345- over a year ago
  12. link Slumberbear2010
    Zyrtec bed bugs, weird dream, benadryl, allergy, sleep
    Okay. I will say and admit the good points about it: -I am pretty clear, and much less congested. -My mouth and throat aren't as itchy Ironically however, I am now itchy as all hell while i'm trying to sleep. More than any allergy could ever produce. - 64% more...
    Slumberbear2010- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  13. link Defghij345
    Its possible to get off it, its just has horrible side effects - Im on day 22 of cold turkey - Ive been using ice packs for the hives, and if I start to feel itchy in my throat or tongue like its almost inside my body allergies I drink ginger tea mad - 67% more...
    Defghij345- over a year ago
  14. link Irvinjc
    I have had the same exact side effects. It only happens if I stop taking the Zyrtec. I was looking for bed bugs as well.....& having some awful dreams. I still haven't found a way to stop taking the Zyrtec....have you?
    Irvinjc- over a year ago
  15. link Gil721
    Thank god I found you guys!
    So I'm 17 years old and I've been on zyrtec for a year for allergies. It was a week ago when I got a cold and figured if i'm taking cough medicine I shouldn't take the zytrec also. Thinking it wouldn't be an issue, I stopped taking zyrtec and stuck w - 71% more...
    Gil721- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  16. link Hangingintherefornow
    Zyrtec brain fog, mid sentence, leg pain, hip replacement, loss of motivation
    After taking this medication for over 4 years, I have experienced severe exhaustion, brain fog, forgetfulness, stopping in mid sentence because I forgot what I was going to say, body aching and throbbing, back pain, leg pain, neck pain, loss of motiv - 56% more...
    Hangingintherefornow- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  17. link Chevellefanatic
    ok ive been taking zyrtec for almost 7 years every day i havent had any alergic reaction from it but a few days ago i found abaut all the lost side affecs that this medisen gives you im going to name you the ones i do have witch are hip and neay pain - 75% more...
    Chevellefanatic- over a year ago
  18. link Blueskies
    Zyrtec headache and nausea, insomnia, flu, legs, sleep
    I got so sick with headache, nausea and bodyaches I had to go to dr's and get an IV for fluids, shot to stop headache and nausea. Was sick for 4 day. when you have bodyaches and nausea, you think flu. Not the case with Zyrtec. I also had terrible mus - 69% more...
    Blueskies- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  19. link Mersault
    Zyrtec skin rash, alarm bells, severe depression, exhaustion, fatigue
    Severe depression, fatigue and exhaustion, lost all motivation, also developed a skin rash. I have been using it for years and one day my mother had one and said she felt really depressed after taking the tablet and she also became very argumentative - 51% more...
    Mersault- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  20. link Msjade44
    side effects showing up only 2 days after zyrtec d?
    I'm 19. I took Zyrtec-D 12 hour for the first time yesterday. I took it around 2 pm and I started to feel dizzy & rapid heart beat last night. I took it again this morning around 10 am, I started to feel dizzy and fast heart beat again. I think I - 56% more...
    Msjade44- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  21. link Emeretia
    hives [URTICARIA]
    SIDE EFFECTS TAKING ZYRTEC DAILY FOR THE PAST 7 YEARS
    Emeretia- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  22. link S1simps
    Zyrtec nasal allergies, moody behavior, antihistimines, emotional change, class participation
    I wish I had found this site a year ago. My 9 year old son was prescribed Zyrtec for his nasal allergies. He took it each day for over 6 months. He began to have problems in school - withdrawing from class participation, moody behavior at home, depre - 83% more...
    S1simps- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zyrtec
  23. link Mdldll
    My 10 year old son has been on zyrtec for many years. He has also been getting allergy shots for the past year and a half. Ever since he started the zyrtec he has become a different child. He is hard to get along with and has had failing grades since - 53% more...
    Mdldll- over a year ago
  24. link Sherriburch
    I am a 48 year old female, also going thru menopause. I expect some fatique, but I am active with yoga, walking and cycling weekly. I am also a vegetarian and eat mostly organic foods. I started taking Zytec this spring, after experiencing terrible a - 52% more...
    Sherriburch- over a year ago
  25. link Jk1978
    Zyrtec hay fever, molds, allergies, feelings, cats
    I have been taking Zyrtec off and on for two years (mostly on) because I have bad allergies (hay fever, molds, cats...). It does wonders for my allergies, but trying to get off of it is the most miserable experience ever. I ran out of my Zyrtec about - 60% more...
    Jk1978- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  26. link Babell
    Zyrtec seasonal allergies, yeast infection, monistat, cetirizine, private area
    I started Zyrtec regularly at nighttime for seasonal allergies. Within 3 days I had developed a severe itching and swelling around my private area. I just thought I had a yeast infection so I began treating with Monistat for 3 days. The swelling, red - 71% more...
    Babell- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  27. link Slumberbear2010
    I just started taking Zyrtec and I had the weirdest dream....woke up itching and tingling all over...i can't go to sleep now....so i took a benadryl to relieve the itching (hopefully) and gonna get some sleep.
    Slumberbear2010- over a year ago
  28. link Bernal14
    Zyrtec
    am a 31yr old male and started to take zyrtec about 4months ago( use to take alegra 180). I feel depress and w/out energy. Usually i have lost of energy and active. i am going to stop taking today 07/2610 and will report my results in a couple of wee - 7% more...
    Bernal14- over a year ago - in Zyrtec