Zyrtec Side Effects

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  1. link Bernal14
    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
  2. link Bookwerm
    Zyrtec balls, legs
    Extreme itching, hives, rashes due to withdrawal, extending into Multiple weeks. While ON Zyrtec, only my balls itched, but upon withdrawal, it is all over, including random hives/rashes on my arms, legs, belly, well, pretty much every where.. they s - 32% more...
    Bookwerm- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  3. link Pineapple2
    Zyrtec anxiety problems, environmental allergies, severe anxiety, medication
    Started Zyrtec to combat seasonal/environmental allergies. It worked great the first few times. Then I started experiencing severe anxiety. This went on for months. I could not figure out why I felt this way. It was horrible. Thankfully the Zyrtec re - 60% more...
    Pineapple2- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  4. link Rainysway02
    Zyrtec withdrawal symptoms, withdrawals, allergies, amd, long term effects
    My 4 1/2 yo daughter has SEVERE allergies since 6 weeks old. Our specialist prescribed Zyrtec and she has been taking it every night for 3 1/2 years. We haven't noticed any obvious side effects as others have. She is certainly not drowsy (in fact the - 66% more...
    Rainysway02- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  5. link Punkadoos
    I am so sorry your child has to suffer the itching because I know exactly how she feels! I stopped taking zyrtec 3 summers ago and immediately started ithcing all over and developed a rash on my neck and chest. By the time fall came around it stopped - 55% more...
    Punkadoos- over a year ago
  6. link 777
    You are right . .. to be concerned about giving your child a drug. Unfortunately, most drs. continue to push drugs . . even to children, since that's all they know. There are many natural products/alternatives . . .instead of taking drugs, especially - 6% more...
    777- over a year ago
  7. link Mae238
    Zyrtec chlor trimeton, caffeinated coffee, decaf coffee, suppertime, sugar substitutes
    Several people have emailed me to ask how I got off Zyrtec. When one is trying to get off the insomnia is bad and muscle aches and joint pain can set in. I had a hard time getting off of Zyrtec, but I finally did it. First, cut the 10mg pill in half - 82% more...
    Mae238- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  8. link Joseph534
    Zyrtec broadway musical cats, nightmares, obsession, visions, fur
    My 14 year old son wanted a cat so I got him Zyrtec D due to his allergies of cats. He has gotten better around cats but he is now complaining of excessive nightmares about cats and wanting more and more cats, especially white ones with fat fur. When - 60% more...
    Joseph534- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  9. link Kimmie777
    Zyrtec insomnia, sleep
    When will the insomnia stop? Weaned my self down, now off zyrtec for 5 days. Cannot sleep and if I do, up every hour! HELP!!!!
    Kimmie777- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  10. link Justinandianiel
    Zyrtec sleeplessness, nervousness, apartment, sleep
    I took Zyrtec one night without reading the box or anything. I could not sleep! I was so talkative and then paranoid. I kept thinking the apartment was going to catch on fire, I started planning our escape plan since we lived upstairs and it was 3am. - 72% more...
    Justinandianiel- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  11. link Sabine
    Zyrtec cold turkey, itchiness, short of breath, singulair, excercise
    I was taking Zyrtec for the past 8 years and I am also on Antidepressants ( Effexor) and on Singulair. I had to stop taking the zyrtec 72 hrs prior to being re-tested for my allergies. I had done this once before and knew that the withdrawals were pr - 66% more...
    Sabine- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  12. link Judyhk
    You might want to check Singular on this site. There can be some pretty significant side effects to that med.
    Judyhk- over a year ago
  13. link Katpatgirl

    I am very thin naturally, and honestly the only way I EVER gain weight is by lifting weights. (It is isn't a myth, muscle does weigh more than fat). Anyway, about 4 months ago I started taking Zyrtec and have gained almost 10 pounds. I'm almost the h - 54% more...
    Katpatgirl- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  14. 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
  15. link Kaekae777
    Kaekae777- over a year ago
  16. link Beacon800
    Zyrtec angioedema, benadryl, hives, 5 months, straight days
    I just took it today for the first time. I am taking it to stop my hives and it is working very well. I have had hives everyday for 1.5 months. Benadryl was working only so-so. The Zyrtec makes me feel very calm and a little drowsy, but also very mel - 57% more...
    Beacon800- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  17. link Corrode469
    I tried taking this for my hives and itching, it works extremely well. I just dont know If i can continue taking it or not, and if so for how long cause I love the relief that it provides.
    Corrode469- over a year ago
  18. link Ginalynn2
    Zyrtec extreme irritability, dr appointment, emotional outbursts, astellin, singulair
    My son was on a cocktail of Singulair, Zyrtec, Astellin and Nasonex. Like a miracle, his severe allergies cleared up almost immediately. Months later, behavioral changes started to surface. Extreme irritability, major meltdowns over nothing, problems - 78% more...
    Ginalynn2- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Zyrtec
  19. link Lisaannm
    Have any of you been able to find relief from the tourettes? I have a 12 year old son who has been suffering with tourettes for almost two years. His symptoms began after he started Zyrtec. We took him off the medication on our own, but the doctors d - 40% more...
    Lisaannm- over a year ago
  20. link Flamand
    I know exactly what you are all talking about... I started an imunotherapy, the great thing is that is is with drops which you can do yourself at home. I found this great doctor who does these drops and it is great, no doctor bills just $30.00 a mont - 41% more...
    Flamand- over a year ago
  21. link Kikiball
    Zyrtec sleep at night, metabolize, sudafed, ephedrine, rages
    I consider myself sensitive to drugs--I never take sudafed (ephedrine) and don't tolerate caffeine. I take Zyrtec in the evening before I go to bed and have been sleeping great--however, the longer I've been taking it (about 2 months, now), the more - 70% more...
    Kikiball- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  22. link Whatever3
    Zyrtec teahcer, disturbing thoughts, zyertec, 10 years, music
    i am 10 years old and i have been taking zyertec for around 2 weeks now i have been having very disturbing thoughts wanting to cut myself hurt myself. It makes me forgetful like in music (out music teacher is a guy i called him mam instead of sir and - 32% more...
    Whatever3- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  23. link Cclassygirl84
    Zyrtec severe sinus infection, sinus infection, emotional disorder, everynight, stairs
    3 weeks ago I went to the Dr. for a severe sinus infection and was told to take zyrtec every night before bed. In the last 3 weeks my life has changed, I am typically a very energetic and happy person. I have never suffered from depression or any emo - 73% more...
    Cclassygirl84- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  24. link Rae33
    I've been taking Zyrtec all week and have had the same feelings of depression, which I've never had before. I cry at the drop of a hat over little things. My boyfriend received the brunt of my emotions. From what I've researched today, I'm not going - 25% more...
    Rae33- over a year ago
  25. link Mdch

    Hope your itching subsided. I feel like I'm still in "Zyrtec" withdrawal after 4 weeks... The itching still drives me crazy. Hadn't considered that Singulair might also be a culprit. Have been on Advair, Singulair, and Zyrtec for 3 years, a - 36% more...
    Mdch- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  26. link Debbie071

    I am trying to get the word out to all the Itchy people. Take the homeopathic remedy Urtica Urens, it is the greatest thing in the world. The first day I took it, my itchyness Stoped. I don't know what I would have done without it. Good Luck
    Debbie071- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  27. link Conigrl
    Zyrtec otc medication, zytec, migraine, nausea, medication
    I was taking Zyrtec every day for the last 3-4 weeks. It is the best OTC medication for my mild, but annoying allergies. I stopped taking it yesterday for the first time and had the worst migraine with nausea and vomiting that I've ever experienced i - 37% more...
    Conigrl- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  28. link Cricket728
    I just went through that. I didn't have the money to buy more, so had a lapse of about 2 days. It's like I would imagine a drug addict going through withdrawal. I'll never take this stuff again. I feel fine without it, as long as I have a nasal spray - 30% more...
    Cricket728- over a year ago
  29. link Tsnoops
    Zyrtec causes acne
    Dose anyone know if being on Zyrtec for about 4 weeks can cause acne?
    Tsnoops- over a year ago - in Zyrtec