... I have severe allergies.I may be allergic to my 2 dogs but I got other allergies too.After many years of using Benadryl with some sucess I tried this Zrtec which is a grape tasting chewable kind.It didn't help me one bit with allergies.I have tried Allegra in the past also. ... (1 replies)
... I have started taking Zrtec about 2 weeks ago and I feel like it does nothing for my allergies.Benadryl works better for me but it is not a complete temporary cure. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Chronic Uticaria. I have been taking zrtec and Allegra in the morning around 8am. Taking then both at the same time seem to working until around 4pm when the hives and rash come out again. ... (0 replies)
... For most people Zyrtec works really well but you have to understand how it's different from Benadryl. Benadryl is great because it is fact acting and very powerful but only lasts for 4-6 hours and tends to make people very drowsy.
Zyrtec works for 24 hours at a time but tends to work better if you take it every day. You should also check the dosage on the Zyrtec you're... (1 replies)
... no,I never have tried Claritin.I think as the colder weather comes my allergies seem to get less serious. (3 replies)
... i take zyrtec daily and have for years. Benadryl is temporary and does cause drowsiness. I have a old dog on benadryl and shots for his allergies
Have you tried Claritin yet? (3 replies)
... It's hard to give you a definitive answer because people respond to antihistamines differently. Zyrtec is definitely one of the better ones, and it works well for most people. Allegra also works fairly well but is much more expensive because it requires a prescription. (3 replies)
... I have been taking Zrtec and it doesn't work at al.Before that I was taking Benadryl and that worked better but it sure didn't clear everything up for me. ... (5 replies)
... Benadryl use to work for me but not so much this year.Also I hate that lethargic feeling and I seem to always gain weight when taking Benadryl.I hope Zrtec does not have those drowsy side affects. ... (8 replies)
... y am I around the dogs alot but I am selling my house so the dogs stay down in the basement with me for most of the day.I know my sister has pet allergies.Is the Zrtec where the prescription medicine is kept or is it in the store like regular aspirin is? ... (8 replies)
... I went to my doctor this morning, and he put me on Zrtec. I tried Chlortremiton, but MAN was I groggy in the morning. It felt like I didn't get any REM sleep. Did you notice that your tolerance for Chlortremiton improved over time?
Interestingly enough, my doctor says the Asthmatic symptoms are also from allergies. Can anyone relate? (5 replies)
... Trimeton per day. The other drugs like Clariton, Allegra, and Zrtec did not help me at all either. ... (9 replies)