pseudoephedrine/cetirizine extended-release - oral, Zyrtec-D
GENERIC NAME: PSEUDOEPHEDRINE/CETIRIZINE EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL (sue-doh-eff-ED-rin/seh-TEER-ah-zeen)
BRAND NAME(S): Zyrtec-D
USES: This medication is an antihistamine and decongestant combination which provides relief of seasonal and perennial allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose (rhinitis), itching eyes, sneezing, and stuffy nose (nasal congestion).This medication is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age due to the high amount of pseudoephedrine.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth twice daily; or use as directed by your doctor. This drug may be taken with or without food.Swallow the tablet whole. Do not break, crush, or chew the tablet; this will destroy the drug's long action and increase the chance of side effects.Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed.Do not take this medication for several days before allergy testing since test results can be affected.
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