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I Take Zyrtec for Hives After Reacting to a Medication - Is This a Contraindication to Zeltiq?

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Zeltiq and Allergy Meds

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At this time, there is no known effect (for better or for worse) when taking antihistamines and having a CoolSculpting treatment.   This is not a contraindication.

Good Luck!

Dr. Grant Stevens


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Anti-histamines do not prevent you from having CoolSculpting

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Zyrtec and other antihistamines would not prevent you from having CoolSculpting. There is no interaction between the two.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologist
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Allergy Medications and CoolSculpting

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Thank you for your question.

There has been nothing that states that allergy medication would have any effect on your Coolsculpting treatment.

Best Wishes!

Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Zyrtec and Zeltiq

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There appears to be no real contraindications for treatment with the Zeltiq procedure. Zeltiq works through causing programmed cell death of the fat cells by gently decreasing the temperature of the fat cells to the point that they crystalize. This is gentle and controlled and is done through the skin surface. At such, patients can continue taking all medications as they need to.

Cameron Rokhsar, MD
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Anti histamines and coolsculpting

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Currently there are no clear cut studies that indicate that anti histamines affect the response rate after Coolsculpting.

Steven Hacker, MD
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