All Day Allergy Side Effects

Generic Name: cetirizine

Note: This document contains side effect information about cetirizine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name All Day Allergy.

Some side effects of All Day Allergy may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to cetirizine: oral solution, oral tablets and chewable tablets

Side effects include:

Adults and children ≥12 years of age: Somnolence, fatigue, dry mouth. Insomnia reported with cetirizine (the active ingredient contained in All Day Allergy) hydrochloride-pseudoephedrine hydrochloride fixed combination.

Children 2–11 years of age: Headache, pharyngitis, abdominal pain.

Children 6 months to 2 years of age: Irritability, fussiness, insomnia, fatigue, malaise.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to cetirizine: oral capsule, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet dispersible

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache (16%), fatigue (5.6%), and somnolence (5% to 20%). Somnolence tends to be dose-related and generally occurs more frequently with doses higher than 10 mg per day. Other nervous system side effects include dizziness (1.8%), insomnia (1.5%), and nervousness (1.1%). Post marketing reports have included aggression reaction and convulsions.

Cetirizine appears to be more sedating than loratadine.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included dry mouth (5.7%) and nausea or vomiting (2.2%). Pharyngitis, dyspepsia, and increased appetite have occasionally been reported.

Hepatic

Hepatic side effects have included rare liver function test abnormalities which resolved spontaneously following discontinuation of cetirizine (the active ingredient contained in All Day Allergy) therapy. At least one case of recurrent acute hepatitis has also been associated with cetirizine use.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included relatively rare reports of wheezing, coughing, bronchitis, sinusitis, and asthma.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included reports of maculopapular and urticarial eruptions. Fixed drug eruptions have also been associated with cetirizine (the active ingredient contained in All Day Allergy)

General

General side effects have included epistaxis (1.1%) and accidental injury (1.1%).

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included a case report of an anaphylactic reaction.

Psychiatric

Delusional thinking and depression has been reported in an 18-year-old woman started on cetirizine (the active ingredient contained in All Day Allergy) the symptoms resolved once cetirizine was discontinued.

Postmarketing psychiatric side effects have included reports of aggressive reaction, hallucinations, suicidal ideation and suicide.

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