Zyrtec may cause drowsiness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or
certain medicines. Use Zyrtec with caution.
Do not drive or perform other possibly
unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids,
muscle relaxers) while you are using Zyrtec; it may add to their effects. Ask
your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness.
Zyrtec may cause you to become sunburned more easily.
Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or
tanning booths until you know how you react to Zyrtec. Use a sunscreen or wear
protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time.
Use Zyrtec with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its
effects, especially drowsiness.
If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and
risks of using Zyrtec while you are pregnant.
Zyrtec is found in breast milk. Do
not breast-feed while taking Zyrtec.