Zyrtec Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Zyrtec by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Mae238
    Zyrtec allergic asthma, withdrawal symptom, hydrocortisone, antihistamine, springtime
    I am trying to get off Zyrtec after having taken it for the last four months. I am having a hard time doing so. I've taken Zyrtec every spring for about 10 years. Every time I go off of it I develop terrible insomnia. It takes about three months to g - 80% more...
    Mae238- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  2. link Mae238
    It's been almost a month and I am still trying to get off Zyrtec. I am down to 5mg every other night. By the end of the second day, I'm having some muscle pain, itching, and so forth, but not quite as bad as three weeks ago. I am just trying to tough - 68% more...
    Mae238- over a year ago
  3. link Marynoo22
    Hi Mae, I've been taking Zyrtec for 9 years for itchy skin and stopped taking is suddenly about 5 days ago. The itchies are still there, worst is the inability to fall asleep, constant ringing in my ears, neck, upper back pain.... the list is endless - 49% more...
    Marynoo22- over a year ago
  4. link Luckyman
    Zyrtec local drug store, final diagnosis, pace maker, fish out of water, spinal tap
    Went to the doc's with a bad deep cough had for about a week. I was prescribed an antibiotic, eye drop, and an antihistamine. Went to local drug store found out insurance would not pay for antihistamine because it was the same thing as OTC Zyrtec and - 82% more...
    Luckyman- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  5. link Zyrtecsufferer
    Zyrtec constant burping, artificial additives, dust allergy, rare reaction, singulair
    My husband suffered for a full year with constant burping--not reflux, not heartburn, just air, like colic. He was so bloated that it was painful for him to sit. He went from doctor to doctor, and even to a GI who suspected Celiac's. He also had a fe - 87% more...
    Zyrtecsufferer- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zyrtec
  6. link Ria130
    Hi, I also posted about Zyretec regarding the withdrawal symptoms I have experienced every time I try to go off it. But when I read your email about the throat closing your husband experienced I was beside myself. I to am having throat constrictions - 78% more...
    Ria130- over a year ago
  7. link Stwoul
    Zyrtec medical side effects, moron, dick, emotional state, medication
    Stwoul- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zyrtec
  8. link Lsbpharmd98
    And I think you're a dick.
    Lsbpharmd98- over a year ago
  9. 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
  10. link Misosmom08
    zyrtec and urine that smells bad
    My 2 year old granddaughter has developed foul smelling urine since taking zyrtec. Could this cause her any problems with her kidneys? She is also waking in the middle of the night, what is best time to give her meds so she will sleep better?
    Misosmom08- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  11. 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
  12. link Rfish48
    I have been taking Zyrtec for many years. I recently move to a high desert and do not think the same allergens will be resent. I stopped taking Zyrtec and my skin has gone crazy with itching. All over especially the thighs and back. I have tried to s - 52% more...
    Rfish48- over a year ago
  13. link Ldjones34
    Zyrtec ringworms, rash, fruitless mulberry tree, zyrtec, benadryl
    my 7 year old son has started breaking out with a funny rash since he started zyrtec. kind of looks like ringworms. is this a possible side affect?
    Ldjones34- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyrtec
  14. link Elegantdreams
    I have actually had a similar rash, the first time I saw it (sometimes I get it on my neck, and sometimes my arm) i was pretty scared that it was something nasty, then it went away with a little benadryl cream, so i just put it down to direct contact - 60% more...
    Elegantdreams- over a year ago
  15. link Bluemanta
    Zyrtec tolerance level, mood swings, benadryl, gaining weight, antihistamine
    I think the hardest part - for me - was even to concieve the idea that Zyrtec has all of these side effects. I've been taking Zyrtec on a daily basis for about 90- 110 days a year due to really bad allergies. We live in the NY area which produce aler - 87% more...
    Bluemanta- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  16. 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
  17. link Mari475
    I actually had pains when i was on it. When i got off it- i still had pains for half a day and they subsided. Then again i was not on this medicine for a long time- as soon as i noticed strange side effects, i got off it. Now i take Robitussin antihi - 84% more...
    Mari475- over a year ago
  18. link Marynoo22
    Hi, I noticed you are experiencing back pain; mine is in the upper back and lack of sleep too is an annoyance. I don't know if I am suffering from withdrawals as I've been taking Zyrtec for nine years. Anyway, thanks for your post; nice to know I am - 9% more...
    Marynoo22- over a year ago
  19. link Marynoo22
    Hi there, I too started taking Zyrtec for itchy skin, especially after being in the gym. My doctor told me the rashes were from the histamines in my skin not reacting to heat/cold. I was wondering if you experienced any side effects when you stopped - 35% more...
    Marynoo22- over a year ago
  20. link Marynoo22
    Side effects of Zyrtec after stopping usage.
    Does anyone know any side effects after discontinuing usage of Zyrtec; I was wondering as I am experiencing shoulder, neck and ear aches? Thanks
    Marynoo22- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  21. link Psychoparker
    Zyrtec seasonal allergies, coming of spring, astelin, new doctor, general practitioner
    Hi, I'm a 25 year old male. I've had severe seasonal allergies for as long as I can remember. I'm to the point where the coming of spring usually means that I'm going to be visiting the emergency room inside of a few weeks. I've been involved with Zy - 92% more...
    Psychoparker- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zyrtec
  22. link Psychoparker
    ... and now it's showing up in both the topamax area and the zyrtec one ... whatever ...
    Psychoparker- over a year ago
  23. link Psychoparker
    I'm going to apologize for this ... I tried to post on the zyrtec page and it posted it on this one. I'm a little confused as to why, but there's nothing that I can do about it now.
    Psychoparker- over a year ago
  24. link Psychoparker
    I forgot to mention that my breakdown occurred within a month of my beginning my taking Zyrtec D. That's a pretty important connection to make.
    Psychoparker- over a year ago
  25. link Shocked1
    Zyrtec kidney function test, anti hypertensive drugs, chest x ray, hemolytic anemia, back ache
    I took Zyrtec for some time, as a prescription med. 14 months ago, my blood pressure spiked, for no apparent reason and after 8 different anti-hypertensive drugs, I had no improvement. I was extremely lethargic, I gained 20 pounds, I had severe dizzi - 89% more...
    Shocked1- over a year ago - in Zyrtec
  26. link Goodwavygravy
    Zyrtec allergy problem, menstrual problems, gaining weight, ovaries, ing
    Is any one having menstrual problems? I have had a lot of cramping and little to no flow-which is unusual for me-I feel like I am constantly PMS-ing and I want to eat all the time! The allergy problem is gone but my ovaries are killing me and Im gain - 5% more...
    Goodwavygravy- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  27. link Shannong
    There are a lot of complaints posted! and they helped me.The real message is it may or may not work for everyone, and if it works it may stop working for you. I loved zyrtec for 5 years, going through a list of allergy meds the past 10 years. I'm onl - 75% more...
    Shannong- over a year ago
  28. link Outlawsrwe
    Zyrtec allergy asthma, miracle drug, singulair, lifesaver, flu
    i have taken Zyrtec for years during the fall during ragweed season - works great for me without any side effects. My husband can only take it every other day as it makes him feel flu -ish. 18 yr old takes as needed and it works great. 16- yr old has - 76% more...
    Outlawsrwe- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zyrtec
  29. link Jjrockerx2
    I read your post and wanted to touch base. I take Zyrtec my wife takes Allegra and my son takes Singulair. i have been debating giving him a dose each of the Singulair and Zyrtec especailly on days when allergies are bad or he has a ball game to play - 13% more...
    Jjrockerx2- over a year ago