Nutrition: Zyrtec

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Zyrtec Causing Hyperness

I am a mother of a 3 1/2 year old girl, she has recently been put on zyrtec for bug bites, and she is also on and anti biotic for and ear infection and tylenol for a virus in her throt. Yesterday she had a fever and this afternoon she had a fever and was very sleepy and not moving around much. I gave her the first dose of zyrtec at about 7pm because i was told by the phamacist it would make her sleepy, but it seemed to do the opposite. Maybe it is just coincidence that she started feeling better or it actually made her hyper. She was no...

Bottle & Breastfeeding

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Zyrtec and Breastfeeding

Did anyone else have trouble producing milk while on Zyrtec? I am no longer breastfeeding and am disappointed that I was unable to produce milk for my son. I went to a lactation consultant for months-even tried supplemental drugs to help my supply. I ended up pumping for 5 months (my son was frustrated with me since I wasn't producing and wouldn't breastfeed) and in the end was getting like an ounce and a half for a 45 minute pumping session. So in hindsight, I was wondering if my Zyrtec was to blame for this. If so, for baby #2, I'm...

Solid Foods & Weaning

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Zyrtec and Behavior

I have a 6 year old daughter who has allergies which seem to crop up this summer. I've given her Zyrtec for the last few weeks and am noticing some horrible behavior changes in her. I am wondering if anyone else has had this experience and if they could be related. She has always been an independent child, but this is a whole new level of bad behavior. I just started to wonder if it could be the Zyrtec. This is her first time on Allergy Meds.


Zyrtec Vs. Nasonex

My 2.5 year suffers from a chronic wet cough. It's been months and months...


How Do I Wean?

How do I wean my 11 mos old that will not eat other foods? She'll eat foods...