User Reviews for Aerius
Aerius has an average rating of 3.4 out of 10 from a total of 8 ratings on Drugs.com. 14% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 57% reported a negative effect.
|Allergic Rhinitis||7 reviews||896 medications|
|Urticaria||1 reviews||189 medications|
|Summary of Aerius reviews||3.4||8 reviews|
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For Allergic Rhinitis: “This is by far one of the useless drugs I have taken to treat seasonal allergies. Not only I didn’t work but it made me feel very sedated and dizzy with a severe increase in anxiety. One thing to remember is that it’s basically the same as loratadine but at a huge price. I return to my usual Reactine (cetirizine) and I feel much better! It works every time without any side effect. For a better allergy control, I use the cetirizine with Flonase nasal spray and I have a complete remission of all my seasonal allergies including my runny nose, itchy throat, sneezing and watery eyes and the effect last 24 hours.”
For Allergic Rhinitis: “I like the medication, it does what it is supposed to do and is quick. However, it does not last 24 hours. I can only get 10 - 12 hours maximum. three others in my household are using it and they get the same results. So in the evening when the allergies come back full blown you have already taken the prescribed meds for 24 hours ... what do you do?”
For Urticaria: “I am 64 years old and suddenly developed a severe itch on my hands back legs etc. The itching was intolerable. I went to my local clinic and was prescribed Aerius tablets 5mg x 1 per day, with Aristocort 3 x a day. Neither medications relieved my condition one bit. My hands are so swollen and red and now the rash has spread to my feet. The GP said at the time both medications will give me relief in a few hours. They didn't, and now it's 10 hrs later. I am so sore, itchy and swollen and it's 10pm so I'm going to the hospital.”
For Allergic Rhinitis: “I developed strong allergies several years ago after moving out of a house where a dog was staying. I put up with said allergies for 4 years, I'm not an advocate of western medicine practices, but after all that time suffering I decided to bite the bullet and take an anti-histamine. Aerius has worked incredibly well for me. While dog dander and dust still tickle my nose and make me sneeze every once in a long while no allergic reaction takes place. This means that I might sneeze once but I rarely get stuffed up and never does my nose run for days on end. However, it's expensive and I will be switching to a similar medicine.”
For Allergic Rhinitis: “I developed blisters after I took Aerius. The blisters were on my palms, lips and feet. The antihistamine did not take care of the itch either. Zero benefit, and had to see a doctor and a dermatologist for the symptoms. Very disappointed with Aerius.”
For Allergic Rhinitis: “A complete waste of money. I’ve taken 4 today and it’s done nothing for me.”
For Allergic Rhinitis: “This was useless for ragweed allergy. 0 sinus relief”
For Allergic Rhinitis: “makes me anxious and trouble sleeping but does limit nasal reactions to spring tree budding.”
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- Drug class: antihistamines