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Does xyzal cause weight gain?

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kaismama 21 Jan 2013

I can't find anything that says it does.

Anonymous 22 Jan 2013

Hello happy123;

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

Xyzal Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to levocetirizine: oral solution, oral tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking levocetirizine (the active ingredient contained in Xyzal) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using levocetirizine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

feeling like you might pass out;
nosebleed (especially in a child);
pain or fullness in your ear, hearing problems;
depression, agitation, aggression, hallucinations;
numbness or tingling around your lips or mouth;
jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes);
dark-colored urine, foul-smelling stools; or
fever, stomach pain, loss of appetite.

Less serious side effects of levocetirizine may include:

drowsiness, weakness;
tired feeling;
stuffy nose, sinus pain, sore throat, cough;
vomiting, diarrhea, constipation;
dry mouth; or
****weight gain.***

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to levocetirizine: oral solution, oral tablet

Cardiovascular
Postmarketing reports: Palpitations, tachycardia

Dermatologic
Postmarketing reports: Fixed drug eruption, pruritus, rash, urticaria

Gastrointestinal
Very common (10% or more): Dry mouth
Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea, vomiting, constipation
Postmarketing reports: Nausea

Hypersensitivity
Frequency not reported: Anaphylaxis
Postmarketing reports: Angioedema

Nervous system
Very common (10% or more): Somnolence, fatigue
Common (1% to 10%): Asthenia
Postmarketing reports: Convulsions, paresthesia, dizziness, tremors, vertigo

Hepatic
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Elevations of blood bilirubin and transaminases
Postmarketing reports: Hepatitis

Ocular
Postmarketing reports: Visual disturbances, blurred vision

Respiratory
Very common (10% or more): Nasopharyngitis, pharyngitis,
Common (1% to 10%): Cough, epistaxis
Postmarketing reports: Dyspnea

Psychiatric
Postmarketing reports: Aggression, agitation, hallucinations, suicidal ideation, dysgeusia, insomnia

Musculoskeletal
Postmarketing reports: Myalgia

Genitourinary
Postmarketing reports: Urinary retention, dysuria

General
The most common adverse reactions were: somnolence, nasopharyngitis, fatigue, dry mouth and pharyngitis (in 12 years and older); pyrexia, somnolence, cough and epistaxis (in 6 to 12 year olds); pyrexia, diarrhea, vomiting, and otitis media (in 1 to 5 year olds); diarrhea and constipation (in 6 to 11 months of age)

Other
Common (1% to 10%): Pyrexia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Otitis Media
Postmarketing reports: ****Increased appetite***, edema

https://www.drugs.com/sfx/xyzal-side-effects.html

Take care,

masso.-

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