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 1,665 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)

Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 51,866 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

1,665 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:
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • blister
  • conjunctivitis
  • lip erosion
  • nikolsky's sign
  • ocular hyperaemia
  • pain
  • pruritus
  • swollen tongue
  • infusion related reaction
1 - 6 months:
  • enterocolitis
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • vomiting
  • anorexia
  • bloating
  • chronic depression
  • chronic sinus infection
  • comedone
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
  • depression
  • atelectasis
  • mental disorder
  • pleural effusion
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • intentional overdose
  • irritability
  • sleep terror
  • suicide attempt
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anal candidiasis
  • anxiety disorder
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • feeling hot and cold
  • pruritus
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anal candidiasis
  • apnoea
  • asthma
  • blepharitis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • drug administration error
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • headache
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • fall
  • nausea
  • injury
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • clostridium difficile toxin test positive
  • collapse of lung
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • increased bronchial secretion
  • infusion related reaction
  • laryngeal oedema
  • lung infection pseudomonal
  • pleural effusion
  • retching
2-9:
  • pain
  • otitis media
  • crohn's disease
  • lipase increased
  • skin infection
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • transient ischaemic attack
10-19:
  • syncope
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • tachycardia
  • anxiety
  • crohn's disease
  • depression
  • feeling hot
20-29:
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • hodgkin's disease
  • nausea
  • night sweats
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • lymphadenopathy
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • asthenia
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
  • weight increased
  • completed suicide
  • headache
  • insomnia
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • constipation
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • back pain
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • headache
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • bone disorder
  • back pain
60+:
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • bone disorder
  • back pain
  • dysphagia
  • fall
  • abdominal pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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