Drug Interactions between Medrol Dosepak and Zyrtec
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Medrol Dosepak (methylprednisolone)
- Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Medrol Dosepak and Zyrtec. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Medrol dosepak is in the drug class glucocorticoids.
- Medrol dosepak is used to treat the following conditions:
- Zyrtec is in the drug class antihistamines.
- Zyrtec is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Medrol Dosepak (methylprednisolone)
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels of certain medications such as methylPREDNISolone. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with methylPREDNISolone. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with the medication, then it is advisable for you to talk with your doctor before changing the amounts of these products in your diet, as this may alter the effects of your medication. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Applies to: Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of cetirizine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with cetirizine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of cetirizine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|No interaction information available.|