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Is cetirizine an antihistamine

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Dr. Rovena Murati MD

... Urticaria, itch , and dermographism..... I have taken all antihistamines and H2 non selective but nothing ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Maheshwari MD

After experiencing spontaneous moderate to severe hives and joint pain I saw a doctor and was prescribed the antihistamine Cetirizine HCL 10 mg, to be taken orally every 12 hours. The doctor suggested ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Maheshwari ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

. A doctor here at hcm told me to take Reactine ( cetirizine 10mg) every 12 hours to treat hives. I've also ... that it could be a rash possibly from a reaction to what I was taking. He said no antihistamine... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Parin N. Parmar MD

Hi Doctor. I have been having allergic rhinitis . I have been taking cetrizine/levo cetrizine (both work equally good on me) for almost 10 years now (the last few years i took it for almost 1 tab every alternate day). This... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parin N. Parmar ( Allergist and Immunologist)
Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

I have been suffering for the last 15 years from cold mainly due to dust and fan allergy and also allergic to cold yoghurt.Few days ago,somebody advised me not to use Cetrizine( ZYRTEC 500 mg) which an ENT specialist had... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)

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Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

women? What are the home remedy aside from taking antihistamine?Thank you so much ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Khushboo Priya MD

Does certrizne antihistamine affect sperm quality or contribute to DNA fragmentation. I suffer badly from hay fever but have decided not to take antihistamine as I had tested for high speed DNA ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Khushboo Priya ( Infertility Specialist)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

Hello, I started an antibiotic, got a pretty severe allergic reaction, went on Benadryl, went OFF Benadryl because it wasn t helping, and got prescribed Prednisone (steroid) and Cetirizine (antihistamine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

hi I suffer from allergic reactions like rhinitis and itchiness of the throat, this gets me to use antihistamines a lot such as cetirizine, prednisolone, fexofenadine, desloratadine, and others, can this... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Varinder Joshi MD

Hello, I have been prescribed 30mg a day of Prednisone for 5 days, along with Cetirizine 20mg a day .... will the prescribed dosage of the prednisone and antihistamines together have side effects, even for... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Varinder Joshi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

Hi Cetrizine is less sedative compared to Diphenhydramine. Cetrizine is more useful in cold. Levo form of Cetrizine is longer acting than Cetrizine. Take Care Best Regards Dr Deepak

Dr. Nirmal MD

Hi welcome to hcm You need to take antihistamine drug like cetirizine once a day Thank you

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

How many weeks pregnant are you. If it is the first trimester, most medications are best avoided. If late in pregnancy, antihistaminics like Cetirizine can be occasionally taken.