Review: taking Zyrtec and Amoxicillin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zyrtec and Amoxicillin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zyrtec and Amoxicillin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 777 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 33,169 users)

Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 26,085 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

777 people who take Zyrtec, Amoxicillin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zyrtec and Amoxicillin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zyrtec:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Amoxicillin:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (8 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zyrtec:
  • female: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
Amoxicillin:
  • female: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zyrtec:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Amoxicillin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • rash
  • bronchospasm
  • thrombocytopenia
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • hypoglycaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • dyskinesia
  • renal impairment
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • breathing difficulty - lying down
  • chest pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • disturbance in attention
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • meningitis neonatal
  • respiratory distress
  • anxiety
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • atrial septal defect
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • meningitis aseptic
  • meningitis enteroviral
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
1 - 2 years:
  • pruritus
  • weight increased
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • drug effect decreased
  • skin blushing/flushing
  • cholecystitis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
2 - 5 years:
  • acne
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • itching - burning eyes
  • suicidal ideation
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • endometrial cancer
  • oedema peripheral
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • acne
  • bacterial infection
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cough
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • escherichia urinary tract infection
10+ years:
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspepsia
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
  • biliary colic
  • breathing difficulty - lying down
  • chest pain
  • disturbance in attention
  • fatigue
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • anaemia
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • injury
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • sinusitis
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • depression
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • rhinitis allergic
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • meningitis neonatal
  • respiratory distress
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • atrial septal defect
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • meningitis aseptic
  • meningitis enteroviral
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • pneumonia bacterial
2-9:
  • ear infection
  • eye swelling
  • lip swelling
  • vomiting
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • viral pharyngitis
  • pain in extremity
  • erythema multiforme
  • petechiae
  • upper respiratory tract infection
10-19:
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • injury
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholelithiasis
  • colitis ulcerative
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • pancreatitis
  • pleural effusion
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • ascites
30-39:
  • pain in extremity
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • dyspnoea
  • sinusitis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • chest pain
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • nausea
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • bone disorder
  • fall
  • osteoarthritis
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • back pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • osteoarthritis
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • fatigue
60+:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • asthenia
  • injury
  • anaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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