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Zyrtec And Other Allergy Medicines

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#1 kcorcoran2013

 
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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:05 AM

I am having a devil of a time trying to find out if Zyrtec is gluten free.  Does anyone know?  What about other gluten-free allergy medicines? Thanks!


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:19 AM

It was when I checked but I have been using the Target brand version.  It says gluten-free on it.

 

 

Claritin and Zyrtec are on this list compiled by a pharmacist

 

http://www.glutenfre...gs.com/list.pdf


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:24 AM

Yes.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:34 AM

Thanks Karen-couldn't copy the link on mobile version.
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Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 07:01 AM

While it has been some time since I checked, if you are into saving a buck (at the time I checked about a year ago) Wal-Mart brand Zyrtec is not safe, while Walgreens brand is. Just what I was told on the phone, as a matter of fact I have been told that a variety of Wal-Mart brand generics are unsafe. Walgreens will sometimes say gluten free on the side of the box, but sometimes not, as a wide variety of manufacturers make their generics. I'm not particularly familiar with Target as I don't shop there too frequently although I have heard that they are awesome at labeling their generics.

 

If you are into something that will help you now, for immediate symptom relief in a way that in my experience things like zyrtec and claritin and such just can't do, Benadryl. It is something I keep on hand 100% of the time for things like allergic reactions.


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 07:18 AM

While it has been some time since I checked, if you are into saving a buck (at the time I checked about a year ago) Wal-Mart brand Zyrtec is not safe, while Walgreens brand is. Just what I was told on the phone, as a matter of fact I have been told that a variety of Wal-Mart brand generics are unsafe. Walgreens will sometimes say gluten free on the side of the box, but sometimes not, as a wide variety of manufacturers make their generics. I'm not particularly familiar with Target as I don't shop there too frequently although I have heard that they are awesome at labeling their generics.

 

If you are into something that will help you now, for immediate symptom relief in a way that in my experience things like zyrtec and claritin and such just can't do, Benadryl. It is something I keep on hand 100% of the time for things like allergic reactions.

Which walmart ones aren't?


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 02:04 PM

You know, I wish I could tell you every one I have called on. I've called about a few of allergy meds over the past year, and most recently about liquid pepto. I remember most notably being told in no uncertain terms not to take the Wal-Mart brand pepto (liquid) or claritin. At least they are forthcoming. I figure though that for the money I can save on generics it is worth my time to make the calls, it may not be to other people.


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