Review: taking Vyvanse and Zyrtec together


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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 243 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 12,816 users)

Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 46,713 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

243 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:
  • crying
  • agitation
  • insomnia
  • tic
  • decreased appetite
  • heart rate increased
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • logorrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • decreased appetite
  • abnormal loss of weight
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • disturbance in attention
  • performance status decreased
  • personality change
  • aggression
  • chest discomfort
  • hair loss
6 - 12 months:
  • hair loss
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • irritability
  • tingling in hands or feet
  • vision blurred
  • aggression
  • appetite - decreased
  • asperger's disorder
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • back pain
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • muscle - jerky movements (uncontrolled)
  • paranoia
  • drug ineffective
  • aggression
  • decreased appetite
  • flushing
  • physical assault
  • akathisia
2 - 5 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • neck pain
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • drug effect decreased
  • sleeplessness
  • angioedema
  • appetite - decreased
  • asperger's disorder
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • surgery
  • appendicitis
  • back pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • hypertension
  • nausea
  • neck pain
  • seborrhoeic dermatitis
10+ years:
  • anxiety
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • drug effect decreased
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • disturbance in attention
  • anger
  • decreased appetite
  • ear infection
  • upper respiratory tract infection

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • depression
  • urticaria
  • decreased appetite
  • pain
  • drug effect decreased
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • drug effect decreased
  • suicidal ideation
  • decreased appetite
  • anger
  • anxiety
  • disturbance in attention
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • bipolar disorder

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • exomphalos
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • limb malformation
2-9:
  • suicidal ideation
  • anger
  • decreased appetite
  • drug ineffective
  • crying
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • logorrhoea
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
10-19:
  • drug ineffective
  • feeling abnormal
  • aggression
  • physical assault
  • abdominal pain upper
  • decreased appetite
  • impulsive behaviour
  • paranoia
  • suicidal ideation
  • limb discomfort
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • drug effect decreased
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • headache
  • irritability
  • muscle - jerky movements (uncontrolled)
  • paranoia
  • bipolar disorder
  • delusion
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • abdominal hernia
  • chills
  • diarrhoea
  • eye movement disorder
  • injection site pain
  • urticaria
  • asthenia
  • drug effect decreased
40-49:
  • hypertension
  • surgery
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • abdominal adhesions
  • acne
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • alopecia
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • disturbance in attention
  • pain
  • death
  • erythema
  • pain in extremity
  • tremor
  • abnormal dreams
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
60+:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • agitation
  • balance disorder
  • chest discomfort
  • disturbance in attention
  • drug ineffective
  • epistaxis
  • headache
  • hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome
  • increased appetite

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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