Zyrtec side effects

manufacturer: UCB GMBH – active substance: cetirizine

dosage form:

prescription

side effects

Uncommon side effects (only when taking 10 milligrams of cetirizine dihydrochloride twice daily):
Tiredness, drowsiness, gastrointestinal discomfort.

Rare side effects:
headache, dizziness, excitement, fatigue, dry mouth, gastrointestinal discomfort.

Isolated side effects:
Hypersensitivity reactions, liver dysfunction (liver inflammation, blood liver value increase ((transaminases)).

Special features:
In some patients, long-term use of cetirizine may cause increased caries risk due to dry mouth. Patients should therefore have extra care to clean their teeth and maintain the gums.

interactions

Cetirizine can increase the depressant effects of alcohol and psychotropic drugs.

Potential Zyrtec side effects may include:

Effect
Percentage

38%

14%

10%