Zyrtec-D Oral Tablet, Extended Release 12 Hour 5-120Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zyrtec-D: Oral tablet, extended release 12 hour (5-120mg)

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Zyrtec-D Aller/Con 12Hr ER Tab
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc.
Pill Identification: ZYRTEC D 
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Cetirizine/PSE 5-120mg ER Tab
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: SZ 912 
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Zyrtec-D 12Hr ER Tab
Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: ZYRTEC D 

What is this Medicine?

CETIRIZINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (se TI ra zeen; soo doe e FED rin) is an antihistamine and decongestant. This medicine is used to treat or prevent symptoms of allergies. It reduces congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itching in the nose or throat. It also helps relieve itchy, watery, and red eyes.

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Zyrtec-D 12 Hour 5mg-120mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 505800728
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved

FDA approved for the following conditions:
Allergic Rhinitis, Nasal Congestion

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Zyrtec-D 12 Hour 5mg-120mg Extended-Release Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Zyrtec-D 12 Hour 5mg-120mg Extended-Release Tablet

Lightheadedness Incidence:
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Zyrtec-D 12 Hour 5mg-120mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Zyrtec-D 12 Hour 5mg-120mg Extended-Release Tablet(Cetirizine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Cetirizine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Zyrtec-D 12 Hour 5mg-120mg Extended-Release Tablet(Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Pseudoephedrine(Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Pseudoephedrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Pseudoephedrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.

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