Zirtec is an antihistamine that provides relief from the symptoms of numerous allergies.
Zirtec is an antihistamine (cetirizine) that provides relief from the symptoms of common allergies by blocking the action of histamines. Typical symptoms that can be treated by Zirtec include watery or itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, itching and hives.
In a recent survey, 4 out of 5 users were satisfied with the effects of Zirtec in treating their allergy symptoms.
Drowsiness, sleepiness, dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, increased appetite, and nausea may occur. These effects should subside as your body adjusts to Zirtec. If they continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop any of these serious effects while taking Zirtec: chest pain, rash, trouble breathing.
As Zirtec may cause dizziness or drowsiness, use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist .