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Generic name: Cetirizine and pseudoephedrine [se-TIR-i-zeen-and-SOO-doe-e-FED-rin]
The brand names are: All Day Allergy-D, Goodsense Cetirizine D-12 Hour zyrtec-D.
The class of drug: Upper respiratory combinations

What is Zyrtec-D?

Cetirizine is an antihistamine that reduces the chemical histamine that is present in our bodies. Histamine is a trigger for nasal sneezing, itching, eye watering, and a dry nose.Pseudoephedrine can be described as a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels that line the nasal passages. Blood vessels that are dilated can cause the nasal passages to become congested (stuffy nostrils).

Zyrtec-D Zyrtec-D is an all-in-one medicine that is used for treating the symptoms of colds and allergies, like sinus and nasal congestion, wheezing, watery eyes, itching, or a runny nose.Zyrtec-D can be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Zyrtec-D

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you notice any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, symptoms of hives: breathing difficulties and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Zyrtec-D can cause serious adverse effects. Stop taking Zyrtec-D and contact your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat;
  • The weakness and shakes (uncontrolled shaking)
  • Intense restlessness and hyperactivity, intense anxiety, or confusion
  • Vision problems;
  • Very little or no urine very little or no urine
  • Hypertension (severe headache in the ear, buzzing chest pain, breathing problems, and irregular heartbeats).

Common adverse effects of Zyrtec-D could include:

  • Dizziness, tiredness,
  • Sleep problems (insomnia);
  • Dry mouth, nausea, stomach pain, constipation,
  • Difficulty in focusing.

This is not an exhaustive overview of every side effect. There are other possibilities for this to happen. Talk to your doctor on the effects of medicine. If you have any concerns, report them to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088

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Prednisone, fluticasone nasal, cetirizine, loratadine, promethazine, and Zyrtec


It is not recommended to use Zyrtec-D when you suffer from narrow-angle glaucoma, severe hypertension, or severe coronary artery disease, if you're incapable of urinating, or if you're allergic to the hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril).

Don't take this medication in the event that you've had an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A drug interaction that is dangerous may occur. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.

Before you take this drug

This medicine is for you if you're allergic to either pseudoephedrine or cetirizine or if you suffer from:

  • Narrow-angle glaucoma;
  • Extreme hypertension (hypertension);
  • The presence of severe coronary arterial disease
  • If you're not able to urinate,
  • If you're allergic to hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril),

Do not take Zyrtec-D. If you've used an MAO inhibitor within the past 14 days, A risky drug interaction may occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid rasagiline, phenelzine, linezolid selegiline, tranylcypromine, and selegiline.

Speak with a physician or pharmacist about whether it is safe to take this medication when you suffer from another medical condition, particularly:

  • Heart disease heart disease, coronary arterial disease high blood pressure and heart rhythm disorders
  • Diabetes;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Glaucoma;
  • Renal or liver illness;
  • An enlarged prostate
  • Urination problems.

FDA pregnant category C. It's not clear whether Zyrtec-D can cause harm to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without consulting a physician's guidance if you are expecting

Cetirizine and pseudoephedrine can be absorbed in breast milk and cause harm to a nursing infant. Antihistamines or decongestants could also affect the production of breast milk. Do not take this medication without seeking a doctor's advice if you are breastfeeding a baby.Senior adults are more susceptible to experiencing negative effects from Zyrtec D.

How to take Zyrtec-D?

Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer than is recommended.

Avoid chewing, crushing or break an extended release tablet. Take it in whole.Take one tablet each day for 24 hours, unless your physician informs you to take a different dose. This medication can be taken in combination with or without food.

Contact your doctor. If your symptoms don't improve, if they become worse, or if you also suffer from a temperature,Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

Do I be concerned if I miss a dose?

You should take the missed dose immediately after you remember. If it's almost time to take your next dose, be patient until the next dose is due. Take your medication and take a break from the dose you missed. Do not take additional medicine to make up the missing dose.

What will happen if I take excessively?

You should seek medical attention in an emergency in the event that you believe you've consumed too much Zyrtec D.

What should be avoided?

The medication could affect your ability to think or react. Be cautious if you drive or do any other activity that requires you to be vigilant.Beware of drinking alcohol. It may increase some of the adverse effects of cetirizine.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other allergy or cold medication. Antihistamines and decongestants can be found in a variety of combination medications. When you combine certain medicines, it could result in you taking excessive levels of a particular substance. Look at the label to determine the presence of something like an antihistamine or decongestant.

Interaction with other drugs

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Zyrtec D in conjunction with other medicines, such as medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain medicines may cause undesirable or harmful effects when combined. Not all interactions are included in this guideline for medications.

If you take this medication alongside other medications that cause you to sleep or slow your breathing, it could cause more harm. Talk to your doctor prior to taking Zyrtec D with sleeping pills, opioid pain medication, or muscle relaxant medication to treat anxiety, depression, or seizures.



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