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Flonase vs Zyrtec

ALLERGY RELIEF THAT IS NON-DROWSY

FLONASE® Nasal Sprays vs ZYRTEC®

Not all over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medicines are created equal. Single-ingredient oral antihistamines don't relieve nasal congestion, and some, like ZYRTEC®, may even cause drowsiness. FLONASE®  products are non-drowsy, anti-inflammatory allergy relief nasal sprays that provide more complete relief* than a single-ingredient antihistamine. Here’s how FLONASE® stacks up against oral antihistamines, like ZYRTEC®.

FLONASE® DOES MORE

Antihistamines only block histamine—just one of the many allergic substances your immune system releases when you’re exposed to an allergen.1 However, FLONASE® products work differently to help block 6 key allergic substances,** including histamine, effectively treating allergy symptoms.

NON-DROWSY ALLERGY RELIEF

A known side effect of certain antihistamines is drowsiness. This may affect your ablity to perform everyday tasks, like driving or operating heavy machinery.2 FLONASE® products are non-drowsy and each of them outperforms a leading non-drowsy allergy pill, so you can stay alert without worrying about your allergy symptoms.

SEE HOW FLONASE® COMPARES

FLONASE®
Nasal Sprays
  Single-Ingredient
ZYRTEC®
. Relieves nasal congestion  
. Indicated to relieve itchy, watery eyes†† .
. Non-drowsy  
. Relieves itchy nose,
runny nose, and sneezing
.
. Available without prescription .
. Offers more complete relief* than
single-ingredient antihistamines
 
. Administered in your nose at the source of your allergies  

Please see specific products for full labeling information. Use only as directed.

To discover more about FLONASE® nasal sprays, take a look at how FLONASE® products work to relieve your nasal allergy symptoms.

Learn which FLONASE® product is right for you:

FLONASE® SENSIMIST™
Allergy Relief

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FLONASE®
Allergy Relief

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FLONASE® SENSIMIST™ Allergy Relief

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FLONASE® Allergy Relief

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*vs single­-ingredient antihistamines that do not treat nasal congestion.

**Mechanism vs most over-the-counter (OTC) allergy pills. FLONASE® nasal sprays act on multiple inflammatory substances (histamine, prostaglandins, cytokines, tryptases, chemokines, and leukotrienes). The exact number and precise mechanism are unknown.

Flonase® Allergy Relief has better total nasal symptom relief than 10 mg loratadine. Flonase® Sensimist™ has better total nasal symptom relief than fexofenadine.

††FLONASE® SENSIMIST™ is indicated for itchy, watery eyes in adults and children 12 years of age and older. See product pages for full information.

ZYRTEC® is a registered trademark of McNEIL-PPC, Inc.

Sources:

  1. AAFA. Rhinitis and Sinusitis.
    http://www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=9&sub=18&cont=239. Accessed September 20, 2017.
  2. MayoClinic. Allergy Medications: Know Your Options
    https://wwwmayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/allergies/in-depth/allergy-medications/art-20047403. Accessed November 20, 2017.

ALL ABOUT ALLERGIES

From living with allergies to knowing how to treat them, FLONASE® has the information you need to lead a life not limited by allergies.  

ALL ABOUT ALLERGIES

From living with allergies to knowing how to treat them, FLONASE® has the information you need to lead a life not limited by allergies.