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Zyrtec vs Chlorpheniramine Maleate for a male patient aged 69

Summary: 1,673 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Zyrtec vs Chlorpheniramine Maleate for a male aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,978 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Chlorpheniramine maleate (latest outcomes from 3,085 users) has active ingredients of chlorpheniramine maleate. It is often used in allergies.

On Mar, 29, 2015: 1,673 male patients aged 64 who take the same drugs are studied in Zyrtec vs Chlorpheniramine Maleate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male64Postnasal Drip

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Zyrtec cetirizine hydrochlorideMcneil Consumer
Chlorpheniramine Maleate chlorpheniramine maleatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 64 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Zyrtec (Mcneil Consumer)Chlorpheniramine Maleate
Drug IneffectiveMalaise
DyspnoeaPyrexia
Chest PainWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
NauseaPlatelet Count Decreased
PyrexiaDyspnoea
Myocardial InfarctionSepsis
DizzinessAnaemia
CoughTumour Lysis Syndrome
MyalgiaPneumonia
Condition AggravatedNausea

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Zyrtec (Mcneil Consumer)Chlorpheniramine Maleate
Cardiac FailureEjection Fraction
Condition AggravatedLiver Function Test Abnormal
Blood Pressure DecreasedChest Discomfort
PhlebitisChest Pain
Pneumonia Bacterial
Constipation
Lung Disorder
Drug Ineffective
Angioplasty
Numbness In Hands Or Feet

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Zyrtec3.28%16.39%44.26%29.51%6.56%
Chlorpheniramine Maleate0.00%22.22%33.33%22.22%22.22%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Chlorpheniramine Maleate (chlorpheniramine maleate) is often used to treat allergies. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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