Zyrtec Side Effects

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  1. 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
  2. link Ppii5107
    since i started the over the counter medicine i had become a different person. i almost committed suicide, feelings of anxiety, confusion, loss of libido, heart beast fast, mood swings, crying all the time for no friggen reason. i just had the worst - 41% more...
    Ppii5107- over a year ago
  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 Ria130
    I am sorry your son is going through this. I had to stop the step down for now because I am fighting a new battle, I now have Lyme disease. I would try to cut those tiny little pills in half again and give him that, then I would do that for like a mo - 67% more...
    Ria130- over a year ago
  5. link Maeskog
    Did you ever get over the withdrawal? We are trying to wean our son off and were down to 1/4 pill (2.5 mg) and then we stopped that 2 days ago and by last night he was in full hives and had to take 1/2 a pill. I don't know what to do.
    Maeskog- over a year ago
  6. link Ria130
    Hi, I have some info regarding the Zyrtec withdrawal, my doctor finally believes me that it is indeed Zyrtec withdrawal and she has come up with a step down plan for 6 weeks so far, and I will have to call her at the end of 6 weeks for more info, she - 85% more...
    Ria130- over a year ago
  7. link Sdmeds
    I have been using Zyrtec for a few years (3) as well. I forgot to take a dose recently and had unbearable itching the following day. My symptoms were so signficiant that I decided to research on the web only to find out that this is the withdrawal sy - 75% more...
    Sdmeds- over a year ago
  8. link Csidney
    I have been trying to get off Zyrtec for years. Right now i only have to take a half a tablet every other day. I keep trying to extend the time between pills .... but no luck . I get uncontrollable itching and hives. I wish someone had an answer for - 16% more...
    Csidney- over a year ago
  9. link Aroswell3
    Zyrtec answer to prayer, social anxiety, sibblings, bad dreams, happy child
    My daughter who just turn 7 has been on and off Zyrtec for the past 6 months. This last time it finally clicked... She was on it for about 3-4 weeks and I notice her mood changed and she was now very angry at anything and started hitting her sibbling - 84% more...
    Aroswell3- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Zyrtec
  10. link Steveallan
    Zyrtec cardiac arrhythmia, seasonal allergies, dangerous drugs, vital signs, emerg
    This stuff is pure poison and should be pulled from the market. I am very healthy except for seasonal allergies. I started using this drug in early June this year and within a few days I was experiencing dizziness (which I attributed to the allergies - 72% more...
    Steveallan- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  11. link Stwoul
    Zyrtec medical side effects, moron, dick, emotional state, medication
    Stwoul- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zyrtec
  12. link Mikes1girl
    Thank the good Lord that you have not suffered through what others have. Please take my word for it, this medication drove me into an emotional state that could very easily could have caused me to take my own life. I would never believe that someone - 26% more...
    Mikes1girl- over a year ago
  13. link Mikes1girl
    Zyrtec symptoms of depression, blackness, pharmacist, big mistake, suicide
    Started taking Zyrtec after following the advise of my pharmacist. BIG MISTAKE!! I have never had symptoms of depression before. After one week on the medicine it took everything in me just to make myself get out of bed. The last day I took the medic - 50% more...
    Mikes1girl- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  14. link Missycat
    Zyrtec allergies to cats, runny nose, kitten, headaches, fatigue
    I have been taking zyrtec for 5 days. I bought a kitten and have mild allergies to cats. I thought this medication would keep the allergies at bay, however the side effects are not worth it. I would rather the runny nose i think. The headaches and fa - 25% more...
    Missycat- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  15. link Dogloverusa
    Zyrtec upper lip, eyebrows, hair loss
    I have been taking Zyrtec for about 2 months. I am now experiencing facial sweating. My eyebrows and upper lip are constantly sweating. I have never had this problem before. I have noticed that when I take a dose of Zyrtec by the end of the day, the - 48% more...
    Dogloverusa- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  16. link Ria130
    Please let us know how long it takes for the withdrawal of this horrrid drug.
    Ria130- over a year ago
  17. link Tglessner
    I have the same sweating and just stop taking it today. I also have experienced hair loss more than the usual. I hope the symptoms go away. I will let you know.
    Tglessner- over a year ago
  18. link Littlegoo
    Zyrtec arm and shoulder pain, seasonal allergies, arm pain, few days
    I have had the worst arm and shoulder pain after I took Zyrtec for only a few days to clear up some seasonal allergies. My upper arms hurt so bad, especially when I slept on them, which also led to some shoulder pain. My arms hurt for about 2 weeks a - 44% more...
    Littlegoo- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  19. link Ginger77
    Zyrtec nose congestion, seasonal allergies, runny nose, testimonies
    I started using Zyrtec about 8 weeks ago for seasonal allergies, runny nose, congestion etc. It did help but I recently have noticed that I have had lower back pain, feeling extremely tired and irritable. I did not consider these symptoms as being re - 60% more...
    Ginger77- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  20. link Mari475
    Zyrtec allergy medicine, spine area, strong medicine, deep skin, tight clothing
    I started using Zyrtec recently after my niece received it from her doctor as the solution to her allergies. (We bought it at the drug store). My allergies are skin related where i walk and feel a deep itch in my thighs and anywhere else i have tight - 80% more...
    Mari475- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Zyrtec
  21. link Felloffacliff
    I'm so glad you posted this. I am experiencing sharp pains in my left shoulder, and some chest pain almost like air pockets in my chest. I will definately stop taking zyrtec. a.c.
    Felloffacliff- over a year ago
  22. link Evileve11
    Zyrtec nausea and dizziness, stay at home mom, severe headaches, heart flutters, mood swings
    I love the fact that Zyrtec works wonders for my allergies, but not how it makes me feel. It effects everyone differently that is for sure. I have been severe with my mood swings and soooooo tired even if I have taken it at night. I can't recall any - 72% more...
    Evileve11- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  23. link Guess
    Fluid Retention
    I seem to be retaining fluid particularly in my left leg, with more moderate swelling in right leg. Could this be caused by Zyertec? Mary
    Guess- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  24. link Desirae
    Is it okay to give Singular and Zyrtec together? If so how long do I have to wait between the 2 doses?
    Desirae- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  25. link Jenladams
    Zyrtec albuterol inhalers, being a boy, albuterol, health coverage, lashes
    I'm glad my friend sent this link to me. My son was diagnosed with asthma almost two years ago. He was put on Singular and albuterol inhalers. He stayed with that for about a year. We didn't at the time have any health coverage and could no longer af - 68% more...
    Jenladams- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  26. link Victorong
    I'm not sure if your son's behavior is because the singular or Zyrtec. Howerver, when I read the Singular side effect on this site, many kids have similar behavior as your kid.
    Victorong- over a year ago
  27. link Lsbpharmd98
    Zyrtec emotional detachment, seasonal allergies, trade literature, loratidine, alavert
    I am a 37 year old female ~185lbs already under treatment for clinical depression with two medications. I used to take Alavert (loratidine) for seasonal allergies but found it had "stopped working" well for me. Since Zyrtec (certirizine) we - 83% more...
    Lsbpharmd98- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  28. link Ianbrodski
    Thank God I found your post - thought I was imagining it. I take prozac 10mg daily as a maintainance dose for depression. Began taking certirizine a couple of days ago and hit the floor! Nothing in literature mentions this danger.
    Ianbrodski- over a year ago
  29. link Mexybug
    Zyrtec withdrawl symptoms, nauseous, claritin, zoloft, headache
    I only started taking Zyrtec regularly about 3 weeks ago because Claritin was not working for me. Zyrtec has worked but I am noticing that now, when I don't take it...I feel weird. Similar to how I did when I stopped my Zoloft. A little dizzy, nauseo - 56% more...
    Mexybug- over a year ago - in Zyrtec