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Condition: Other
4/14/2008 2:58:16 PM

Reviewer: Catzntamrs, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My teenage son suffers from both seasonal and non-seasonal allergies. After years of using Claritin, his doctor suggested Zyrtec because the Claritin was not as effective any more. Within three weeks of beginning this drug, my son went from a happy, curious teenage athlete, who made good grades to being depressed, with no interest in anything, even his favorite sport. Getting him out of bed to go ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/6/2008 12:33:52 AM

Reviewer: SG, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Zyrtec took pretty good care of my itchy, watery eyes, but after a short time I was having a difficult time getting to sleep--unusual for me. It would take up to 2 hours to fall asleep and I would be exhausted in the morning and irritable during the day. At night I had wild dreams like nothing I've ever had before. Finally decided one weekend to quit the Zyrtec. My normal sleep pattern came ba ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/31/2008 10:09:11 PM

Reviewer: smallElf, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I changed to Zyrtec because it was cheaper than Allegra and my insurance does not cover non-sedating antihistimines. While on Zyrtec for 25 days I gained 10 pounds (made no adjustment to my diet so I don't know where that weight came from), was very drowsy, was easily agitated, and saw the top number in my blood pressure go from 108 to 138! And, I still ended up with sinus headaches from my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/31/2008 6:47:40 PM

Reviewer: allergic, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started to have anxiety attacks when I was on Zyrtec. I would wake up in the middle of the night with my heart pounding. Also, started to have weird dreams when I took the medication. I had nausea, bad mood swings, extreme fatigue, weight gain, and a huge increase in appetite after I took the medication. I also lacked motivation to even do homework and started failing my classes after taking the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/27/2008 8:14:37 AM

Reviewer: concern mom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son has been on zyrtec since he was 4 years old. every year about sping time he breaks out and starts bad allergies and this medicine has really work. Im just hope that the zyertec over the counter works just like the prescription one did.

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