Review: taking Zyrtec and Zoloft together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zyrtec and Zoloft together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zyrtec and Zoloft. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,640 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)

Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 97,228 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

2,640 people who take Zyrtec, Zoloft are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zyrtec and Zoloft drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zyrtec:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (11 of 27 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (13 of 26 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 43.0% - (10 of 23 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (9 of 12 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Zoloft:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.0% - (8 of 22 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 55.0% - (10 of 18 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 55.0% - (16 of 29 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 52.0% - (10 of 19 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (16 of 20 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zyrtec:
  • female: 45.0% - (46 of 102 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (12 of 24 people)
Zoloft:
  • female: 58.0% - (59 of 101 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (7 of 26 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zyrtec:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 20-29: 44.0% - (8 of 18 people)
  • 30-39: 42.0% - (16 of 38 people)
  • 40-49: 54.0% - (18 of 33 people)
  • 50-59: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
Zoloft:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 20-29: 52.0% - (10 of 19 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (22 of 38 people)
  • 40-49: 54.0% - (18 of 33 people)
  • 50-59: 47.0% - (10 of 21 people)
  • 60+: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • erythema multiforme
  • rash
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dehydration
  • multi-organ failure
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • sepsis
  • drug hypersensitivity
1 - 6 months:
  • atrial septal defect
  • chest pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • hypoaesthesia
6 - 12 months:
  • insomnia
  • congenital anomaly
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • acute sinusitis
  • anomalous pulmonary venous connection
  • atrial septal defect
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • talipes
  • ventricular septal defect
  • cleft lip
1 - 2 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • bronchitis acute
  • irregular heartbeat
  • pain in extremity
  • atrial septal defect
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • hypoaesthesia
  • oedema peripheral
  • patent ductus arteriosus
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • cellulitis
  • back pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • rash
  • congenital anomaly
  • depression
5 - 10 years:
  • slurred speech
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • femur fracture
  • low turnover osteopathy
  • adverse event
  • cellulitis
  • infection
  • pain in extremity
10+ years:
  • cellulitis
  • rash
  • sleep inertia
  • hypersomnia
  • cluster headache
  • fatigue
  • sweating increased
  • anaemia
  • anxiety and stress
  • asthma aggravated
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • depression
  • asthenia
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • anaemia
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • cholelithiasis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • atrial septal defect
  • fallot's tetralogy
  • pulmonary valve stenosis congenital
  • right ventricle outflow tract obstruction
  • ventricular septal defect
  • heart disease congenital
  • left ventricular hypertrophy
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • asthma
  • bronchiolitis
2-9:
  • drug ineffective
  • drug administration error
  • consciousness fluctuating
  • disease progression
  • dyspnoea
  • dystonia
  • faecal incontinence
  • heart rate increased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hypoxia
10-19:
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • abnormal behaviour
  • pulmonary embolism
  • aggression
  • drug ineffective
  • injury
  • pain
  • urticaria
20-29:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • dyspnoea exertional
30-39:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • paraesthesia
  • loss of consciousness
  • weight decreased
  • contusion
  • confusional state
40-49:
  • headache
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • vomiting
60+:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • diarrhoea
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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