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Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Russell, Community Member, asks

Q: can zyrtec allergy medicine cause an increase in blood pressure

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Casey McNulty, Health Guide
10/29/08 3:26pm

Hi Russell,


Thank you for your question. High blood pressure is a possible side effect of Zyrtec. If you already have high blood pressure, you should avoid taking Zyrtec unless instructed to do so by your doctor.


Best of luck,


Kris), Community Member
5/30/09 8:57pm

What kind of allergy medicine can you take when you are on meds for high blood pressure???

Carlos, Community Member
3/25/10 5:33am



Can Zyrtec by itself cause raise in blood pressure? I know Zyrtec-D does because of the D element in it. I am asking because i have noticed a spike in my BP since a couple of days ago I started taking regular Zyrtec [not Zytec-D]

COCOBROWN, Community Member
1/14/13 7:58am

will zyrtec increse your blood pressurer ?

Muhammad, Community Member
5/14/14 12:30pm

Personally I took this allergy medicine and I noticed à jump in my BP . 150/90 . things came back normal after stopping Zyrtec (Mean BP 138/81).Age 45 .

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By Russell, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/14/14, First Published: 10/28/08