Prescription or OTCLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory

Zyrtec Reviews

(cetirizine)

Prescription or OTCLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory
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Summary of Zyrtec (cetirizine) reviews by people (All ages)17 people left tips
76%
think this method is worth it
47%
think this method works well
7%
think this method is a hassle
  • Take it at night. I found that it makes me slightly drowsy for 6-8 hours, so by taking it at night, I wake up without any drowsiness. The drowsiness is minimal for me, but noticeable
    20
    Man
    Two years or more
  • If you have been suffering with allergies for day , you may need to take Zyrtec for a few days, even though many say it works within the first day. It does if your just getting symptoms. It will work though.
    36
    Man
    A few months
  • Unsurprisingly, zyrtec dries you out, so expect to feel that in your mouth/nose. Hydrating will help. However, this was all worth it as it really did resolve my allergy symptoms (dramatically) within a couple of hours.
    26
    Man
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  • I took Zyrtec when the drug first came out by prescription. Overall the drug made me feel better than I had felt in years. I have read where Zyrtec makes people feel like zombies makes me feel alert and more energetic.
    58
    Woman
    A year or so
    I took it for: hives and allergic reactions to multiple drugs
  • Works great. Never drowsy from it.
    40
    Woman
    Year-round allergies
  • Takes 2-3 to start working. Better has preventative rather than reactive. Still does the job though.
    23
    Woman
    Seasonal allergies
  • I used to try Benadryl for my Chronic Idiopathic Hives with barely any help. Zyrtec does the trick and is completely non-drowsy. I was diagnosed about 7-8 years ago, and Zyrtec has helped ever since. Take it once daily as needed! Good luck
    23
    Woman
    Chronic hives
  • Even children's dose caused sleepiness, spacey feeling, and bad dreams
    46
    Woman
    Chronic hives
  • It really helped with the severe itching associated with ICP.
    24
    Woman
    Seasonal allergies