Discussion in 'Health & Nutritional Care' started by Tgrimmett, Jul 20, 2013.

  1. Tgrimmett

    Tgrimmett New Member

    My vet told me to give my corso Zyrtec to help keep her allergies down. Has anyone else done this!
  2. Hank DDB

    Hank DDB New Member

    Yep I use it, only use the standard one, I give hank 1 tablet per day when he needs it, inside of a fish oil tablet. He thinks its a treat, he will eat fish oil tablet like candy. FYI use a sharp knife and cut a slit in one end of fish oil tablet, then push zyrtec tablet inside.
  3. musicdeb

    musicdeb New Member

    I've never heard of giving Zyrtec. Most vets I've worked with recommend giving benadryl.
  4. Hank DDB

    Hank DDB New Member

    It's used when/if Benadryl fails. Dr Karen Becker rec its

    STEVSH New Member

    Yup. I've used it before too on Blue (our catahoula)
  6. DMikeM

    DMikeM Active Member

    This is good to know. I have been wondering. When you say regular you mean not the Non Drowsy stuff right? How about fastmelt tabs?
  7. Hank DDB

    Hank DDB New Member

    Correct - don't get the one that makes u drowsy.
  8. Hank DDB

    Hank DDB New Member

    Not sure about fastmelt. But a generic of zyrtec will be ok as long as the active ingredient is Cetirizine and the same dose.
  9. DMikeM

    DMikeM Active Member

    Actually I am using the regular type for the dogs now and it makes Jade a little sleepy which is fine considering I need her more relaxed with her lamness issue. I can't tell the difference with the other 2 dogs.
  10. Hank DDB

    Hank DDB New Member

    It made hank a little drowsy at first but now it doesn't seem to effect him.

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