Can I give my child Zyrtec every day?

Is it safe to take Zyrtec every day?

Zyrtec (cetirizine) is safe to take every day if you have allergy symptoms on a daily basis. If you don’t have allergy symptoms every day, you can take it as needed on days when these symptoms bother you.

How long can my child take Zyrtec?

They’re fast-dissolving and, like all Zyrtec products, claim to provide 24 hours of symptom relief. They are safe to use for children ages 6 and up.

What are the side effects of taking Zyrtec daily?

Common side effects of Zyrtec include:

  • drowsiness,
  • fatigue,
  • tired feeling,
  • dizziness,
  • dry mouth,
  • sore throat,
  • cough,
  • nausea,

Is Zyrtec safe for long-term use?

First-generation antihistamines come with risk of more side effects and interactions, so are not generally advised for long-term usage. Additionally, frequent use of the first generation antihistamines may lead to excessive weight gain.

Is Zyrtec bad for your liver?

Cetirizine and levocetirizine use are not generally associated with liver enzyme elevations, but have been linked to rare instances of clinically apparent liver injury.

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