No RX Needed
This medication, acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/codeine, is prescribed for allergic rhinitis, cold symptoms, cough, and cough with nasal congestion. It may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Prescription and OTC
Zyrtec and cetirizine are antihistamines that effectively treat allergic-type reactions such as hay fever or skin reactions caused by insect bites. Although drowsiness with these medications is uncommon, Zyrtec has more reviews reporting negative effects than positive effects, while cetirizine has a more balanced ratio of positive to negative reviews.
Ratings & Reviews
Acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/codeine has an average rating of 10.0 out of 10 from a total of 1 rating on Drugs.com, with 100% of reviewers reporting a positive effect. Zyrtec has an average rating of 5.8 out of 10 from a total of 198 ratings, with 45% of reviewers reporting a positive effect and 36% reporting a negative effect. Cetirizine has an average rating of 5.8 out of 10 from a total of 289 ratings, with 46% of reviewers reporting a positive effect and 36% reporting a negative effect.
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