Review: taking Vyvanse and Zyrtec together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Vyvanse and Zyrtec together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vyvanse and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 163 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Vyvanse

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Vyvanse 8,869 users)

Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 34,371 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

163 people who take Vyvanse, Zyrtec are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vyvanse and Zyrtec drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Vyvanse:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Zyrtec:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Vyvanse:
  • female: 52.0% - (11 of 21 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
Zyrtec:
  • female: 47.0% - (10 of 21 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Vyvanse:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 20-29: 76.0% - (10 of 13 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Zyrtec:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 20-29: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • agitation
  • tic
  • crying
  • heart rate increased
  • insomnia
  • dyspnoea
  • logorrhoea
  • restlessness
  • suicidal ideation
  • anger
1 - 6 months:
  • aggression
  • hair loss
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • insomnia
  • irritability
  • pruritus generalised
  • tingling in hands or feet
  • urticaria
  • vision blurred
  • anger
6 - 12 months:
  • hair loss
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • irritability
  • tingling in hands or feet
  • vision blurred
  • appetite - decreased
  • asperger's disorder
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • back pain
  • depressed mood
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • muscle - jerky movements (uncontrolled)
  • paranoia
  • aggression
  • flushing
  • physical assault
  • asthenia
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • sleeplessness
  • appetite - decreased
  • asperger's disorder
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • axillary pain
  • drug ineffective
  • educational problem
  • emotional distress
  • neck pain
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • neck pain
  • seborrhoeic dermatitis
  • tinnitus
10+ years:
  • anxiety
not specified:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • anger
  • anxiety
  • ear infection
  • bipolar disorder
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • conjunctivitis
  • upper respiratory tract infection

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • paranoia
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • irritability
  • neck pain
  • weight increased
  • death
male:
  • suicidal ideation
  • anger
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • bipolar disorder
  • ear infection
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • conjunctivitis
  • upper respiratory tract infection

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • anger
  • suicidal ideation
  • anxiety
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • chronic sinusitis
  • conjunctivitis
  • cough
  • depression
  • ear infection
10-19:
  • aggression
  • physical assault
  • decreased appetite
  • suicidal ideation
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • muscle - jerky movements (uncontrolled)
  • paranoia
  • bipolar disorder
  • delusion
  • drug dependence
  • drug effect decreased
  • hair loss
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • chills
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • eye movement disorder
  • urticaria
  • abasia
  • abdominal hernia
  • accidental overdose
  • anxiety
40-49:
  • axillary pain
  • back pain
  • crying
  • dystonia
  • fatigue
  • irritability
  • lymph node pain
  • mastalgia
  • mood swings
  • nausea
50-59:
  • death
  • flushing
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis
  • chills
  • drug ineffective
  • dry mouth
  • ear infection
  • erythema
60+:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • agitation
  • balance disorder
  • disturbance in attention
  • drug ineffective
  • epistaxis
  • headache
  • hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome
  • increased appetite
  • insomnia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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