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ZYRTEC® VS. XYZAL®<sup>1</sup>

What Are Some Differences Between ZYRTEC® and XYZAL®?

When your eyes get itchy and you start sneezing, which allergy medicine do you turn to? Both XYZAL® and ZYRTEC® treat common allergy symptoms, but ZYRTEC® comes in multiple forms, including liquid gel and dissolving tablets. Explore our chart below to compare XYZAL® vs. ZYRTEC® to help you decide if ZYRTEC® or XYZAL® is the right allergy medicine for you.

      ZYRTEC® vs. XYZAL®

ZYRTEC® Tablets
(cetirizine hydrochloride)

(levocetirizine dihydrochloride)

Starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it2
Allergy app with daily Allergy Impact  
Relieves itchy, watery eyes
Relieves sneezing, runny nose and itchy nose
Relieves itchy throat
Relieves nasal congestion    
24-hour relief
Liquid gel form  
Tablet form
Dissolving tablet form  

Why Choose ZYRTEC®?

ZYRTEC® provides powerful allergy relief on your worst allergy symptoms3 and works fast2 and lasts all day and all night. In addition to a tablet form, ZYRTEC® comes in liquid gel and dissolving tablets for allergy relief from both indoor and outdoor allergies. Learn more about the ZYRTEC® family of products.


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