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All Day Allergy Side Effects

Generic Name: cetirizine

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

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 liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet dispersible

General

The most commonly reported side effects include somnolence, dizziness, and headache.[Ref]

Nervous system

Very common (10% or more): Somnolence (up to 14.3%), headache (up to 14%)
Common (1% to 10%): Dizziness
Frequency not reported: Altered sense of taste, paresthesia, hypertonia, tremor, abnormal coordination/incoordination, ataxia, hyperesthesia, hyperkinesia, hypoesthesia, migraine, paralysis, twitching, parosmia, taste loss/perversion
Postmarketing reports: Convulsions, dysgeusia, dyskinesia, dystonia, syncope, amnesia, vertigo, memory impairment[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dyspepsia
Frequency not reported: Tongue disorder, constipation, flatulence, increased salivation, aggravated tooth caries, eructation, gastritis, hemorrhoids, melena, rectal hemorrhage, stomatitis/ulcerative stomatitis, tongue discoloration/edema, enlarged abdomen[Ref]

Respiratory

Common (1% to 10%): Pharyngitis, rhinitis, coughing, epistaxis
Frequency not reported: Dyspnea, respiratory disorder, bronchospasm, upper respiratory tract infection, dysphonia, bronchitis, hyperventilation, increased sputum, pneumonia, sinusitis, nasal polyp[Ref]

Other

Common (1% to 10%): Fatigue
Frequency not reported: Earache, tinnitus, fever, pain, rigor, thirst, deafness, ototoxicity, accidental injury, face edema, leg edema, malaise
Postmarketing reports: Asthenia, stillbirth[Ref]

Psychiatric

Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia
Frequency not reported: Nervousness, impaired concentration, confusion, decreased libido, abnormal thinking, anxiety, depersonalization, emotional lability, euphoria, paroniria, sleep disorder
Postmarketing reports: Agitation, aggression/aggressive reaction, depression, hallucination, tic, suicidal ideation/suicide[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Myelitis
Frequency not reported: Back pain, myalgia, arthralgia, bone disorder/fracture, leg cramps, arthritis, arthrosis, muscle weakness[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Pruritus/intense itching, increased sweating, acne, alopecia, bullous eruption, dermatitis, dry skin, eczema, erythematous rash, furunculosis, hyperkeratosis, hypertrichosis, maculopapular rash, photosensitivity/photosensitivity toxic reaction, purpura, seborrhea, skin disorder/nodule
Postmarketing reports: Rash, urticaria, angioneurotic edema, fixed drug eruption, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP)[Ref]

Ocular

Frequency not reported: Eye abnormality, periorbital edema, abnormal vision, eye pain, conjunctivitis, ptosis, visual field defects, blindness, glaucoma, ocular hemorrhage, xerophthalmia, periorbital edema/eye swelling
Postmarketing reports: Accommodation disorder/loss of accommodation, blurred vision, oculogyration, orofacial dyskinesia[Ref]

Genitourinary

Frequency not reported: Polyuria, urinary retention, urinary tract infection, dysmenorrhea, hematuria, micturition frequency, urinary incontinence, female breast pain, intermenstrual bleeding, leukorrhea, menorrhagia, vaginitis
Postmarketing reports: Dysuria, enuresis[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Flushing, palpitations, tachycardia, edema/general edema, chest pain, cardiac failure, hypertension, hot flashes, peripheral edema, pallor
Postmarketing reports: Severe hypotension[Ref]

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Increased appetite, anorexia, increased weight, dehydration, diabetes mellitus[Ref]

Hepatic

Frequency not reported: Reversible transaminase elevations
Postmarketing reports: Abnormal hepatic function (increased transaminases, alkaline phosphatase, GGT, bilirubin), cholestasis, hepatitis[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Allergic reactions/delayed allergic reactions
Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity, anaphylactic shock[Ref]

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Lymphadenopathy
Postmarketing reports: Thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia[Ref]

Renal

Frequency not reported: Cystitis
Postmarketing reports: Glomerulonephritis[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

3. "Product Information. Zyrtec (cetirizine)." Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY.

Not all side effects for All Day Allergy may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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