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ZYRTEC® VS. NASACORT®<sup>1</sup>

What Are Some Differences Between Nasacort® and ZYRTEC®?

Both Nasacort® and ZYRTEC® treat allergy symptoms but in different ways. ZYRTEC® is an oral antihistamine. It works fast2 and stays strong day after day on both indoor and outdoor allergies. Nasacort® ingredients are delivered via steroid nasal spray. See the allergy medicine chart below to compare Nasacort® vs. ZYRTEC® and see if ZYRTEC® is right for you.

      ZYRTEC® vs. Nasacort® ZYRTEC® Tablets
(cetirizine hydrochloride)
Nasacort®
(triamcinolone acetonide)
BENEFITS    
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  
Non-drowsy  
24-hour relief
Liquid gel form  
Tablet form  
Dissolving tablet form  
Nasal spray form  

 

Why Choose ZYRTEC®?

ZYRTEC® helps provide 24-hour relief of your worst allergy symptoms.3 This includes itchy throat and itchy, watery eyes, which Nasacort® doesn’t relieve. ZYRTEC® is available in convenient pill forms, such as liquid gels, tablets and dissolving tablets for when you need allergy relief that starts working at hour 1.2