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    What causes abdominal pain in a child while on Zyrtec?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in Child Health
Question: My daughter (3 years old) was told to take Zyrtec by the doctor, but she is not tolerating it well. She has had cold symptoms for several weeks. When she takes the Zyrtec, among other things, she complains of abdominal pain.

Is there a similar medication she can take instead of Zyrtec?
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Zyrtec

Detailed Answer:
Hello. I just read through your question.
This can sometimes happen with a specific medication.
The alternative is to take Claritin. It comes in flavored liquid form. She can take one teaspoon per day.
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