Review: taking Zyrtec and Lorazepam together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zyrtec and Lorazepam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zyrtec and Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,215 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 46,713 users)

Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 67,727 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

2,215 people who take Zyrtec, Lorazepam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zyrtec and Lorazepam drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zyrtec:
  • < 1 month: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Lorazepam:
  • < 1 month: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zyrtec:
  • female: 46.0% - (21 of 45 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
Lorazepam:
  • female: 46.0% - (21 of 45 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zyrtec:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
Lorazepam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • infusion related reaction
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • blister
  • conjunctivitis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • lip erosion
  • nikolsky's sign
  • ocular hyperaemia
  • pain
  • pruritus
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • enterocolitis
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • cough
  • hallucination, visual
  • hypotension
  • malaise
  • pyrexia
6 - 12 months:
  • nosebleed
  • vaginal burning sensation
  • cardiac arrest
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
  • death
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertensive nephropathy
  • malaise
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • anxiety disorder
  • chronic depression
  • depression
  • fatigue - chronic
  • acid reflux
  • adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood
  • allergic bronchitis
  • arthritis
  • bloating
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • mental disorder
  • depression
  • atelectasis
  • pleural effusion
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal distension
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • epilepsy
  • fall
  • head injury
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • intentional overdose
  • irritability
  • sleep terror
  • suicide attempt
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • feeling hot and cold
  • pruritus
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anal candidiasis
  • apnoea
  • asthma
  • blepharitis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • drug administration error
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • back pain
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • depression
  • fall
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anxiety
  • clostridium difficile toxin test positive
  • collapse of lung
  • depression
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • extravasation
  • herpes zoster
  • increased bronchial secretion
2-9:
  • pain
  • otitis media
  • crohn's disease
  • lipase increased
  • respiratory failure
  • skin infection
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • urinary retention
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • hypercalcaemia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypoalbuminaemia
  • hypocalcaemia
20-29:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • night sweats
  • hodgkin's disease
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • tremor
  • asthenia
  • paraesthesia
  • sleep disorder
  • fall
  • erythema
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • constipation
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • back pain
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • bone disorder
  • back pain
  • dysphagia
  • weight decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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