Review: taking Wellbutrin and Zyrtec together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Wellbutrin and Zyrtec together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Wellbutrin and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,287 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,029 Wellbutrin users) Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,951 Zyrtec users)
What are the drugs
Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,029 Wellbutrin users)
Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,951 Zyrtec users)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 1,287 people who take Wellbutrin, Zyrtec are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Wellbutrin is effective||33.33%|
(2 of 6 people)
(5 of 21 people)
(6 of 11 people)
(8 of 20 people)
(15 of 25 people)
(9 of 16 people)
(8 of 12 people)
(0 of 1 people)
|Zyrtec is effective||45.45%|
(5 of 11 people)
(0 of 8 people)
(7 of 11 people)
(5 of 14 people)
(23 of 36 people)
(10 of 17 people)
(9 of 13 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Depression||Nausea||Condition Aggravated||Pulmonary Embolism||Depression||Memory Impairment||Headache||Pain|
|Drug Ineffective||Headache||Headache||Injury||Irritability||Frequent Headaches||Itching||Anxiety|
|Insomnia||Dizziness||Cervical Root Pain||Headache||Insomnia||Libido Decreased||Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome||Nausea|
|Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease||Hypertension||Gallbladder Disorder||Asthma||Gastric Ulcer||Loss Of Consciousness||Libido Decreased||Fatigue|
|Rash||Eye Pain||Cholecystitis Chronic||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Bladder Disorder||Suicidal Ideation||Gas - Flatulence||Fall|
|Dizziness||Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease||Emotional Distress||Pre-eclampsia||Hypertension||Panic Disorder||Epistaxis||Back Pain|
|Rash Generalised||Neuralgia||Cor Pulmonale Chronic||Delivery||Emotional Distress||Neck Pain||Dry Mouth||Dyspnoea|
|Suicidal Ideation||Hyperhidrosis||Fatigue||Induced Labour||Chest Pain||Back Pain||Sinus Congestion||Arthralgia|
|Urticaria||Red Blood Cell Count Decreased||Renal Failure Chronic||Anxiety||Left Ventricular Failure||Hallucination||Arthralgia||Constipation|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Wellbutrin is effective||51.55%|
(50 of 97 people)
(3 of 15 people)
|Zyrtec is effective||51.04%|
(49 of 96 people)
(10 of 14 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Pain In Extremity||Nausea|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Wellbutrin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||33.33%|
(13 of 39 people)
(6 of 56 people)
(21 of 50 people)
(8 of 25 people)
(5 of 29 people)
|Zyrtec is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||31.58%|
(12 of 38 people)
(15 of 57 people)
(16 of 49 people)
(12 of 26 people)
(4 of 12 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Orthopnoea||Muscle Spasms||Suicidal Ideation||Pain||Depression||Pain||Pain||Fatigue|
|Nervous System Disorder||Eye Movement Disorder||Weight Increased||Injury||Abdominal Pain||Anxiety||Anxiety||Nausea|
|Pancreatitis Acute||Dystonia||Anxiety||Cholelithiasis||Insomnia||Nausea||Headache||Drug Ineffective|
|Pneumonia||Dyskinesia||Diabetes Mellitus||Cholecystitis Acute||Fatigue||Back Pain||Depression||Fall|
|Tremor||Difficulty In Walking||Vomiting||Nausea||Constipation||Headache||Arthralgia||Dyspnoea|
|Renal Impairment||Dysgeusia||Diabetes Mellitus||Weight Increased||Anaemia||Nausea||Pain|
|Hypotension||Convulsion||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Bronchitis||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||Dizziness||Pruritus|
|Hyponatraemia||Headache||Completed Suicide||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Oedema Peripheral||Weight Decreased||Depression|
|Cholecystitis Chronic||Asthma||Metrorrhagia||Blood Pressure Increased||Drug Ineffective||Dyspnoea||Headache|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- My daughter has congenital php and diabetes(hyperglycemia) not diagnosed until 18.with both...now 23...blood sugars are uncontrolled nothing so far is helping
All the patients I have chatted with have LOW blood sugar but mine is high. Nothing is helping it just keeps climbing. What gives?
- I am on 2 x daily rifampin and 4 x daily cephalixin 500mg and and awake exhausted after 8-9 hours sleep and the fatigue is unbelievable all day every day, is this "normal" or should i investigate ore (1 answer)
Had total knee replacement 11/12, bad from the start, knee swollen/hot/painful/unstable for most of 2 years before a mechanically successful Revision that found a loose patella and both ends of the prostheses loose. In spite of 10-12 aspirations and almost as many samples sent to labs for testing the result was always "no growth after a week". Following the revision, 10 days after, surgeons office called and says yes you have a staph E infection. Immediate therapy with 6 weeks of 3 X day IV PLUS 2 x per day oral Rifampin.
IV over but now on the 2 X day Rifampin PLUS 4 X day 500mg cephalexin and the fatigue is unbelievable. Wake up exhausted after 8 hours sleep, daily hour plus mid afternoon naps.
- My son is 10 and he has been on risperdone for 6 months. he has all season allergies. he takes zyrtec, but it is not working for him... any suggestions?
My son is getting worse since been on Risperdone, I thinking it has something to do with zyrtec
- Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin? (2 answers)
I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.
- My sister has been taking depakote cogentin and geodon and suffers with great memory loss inability to carry on a conversation and drops things all the time is this the effect of these drugs? (1 answer)
Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? I either need to get some acceptance or find answers to the effects this medicine is causing..afraid to change up her medicines but needless to say I am worried...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Wellbutrin is used in:
- Zyrtec is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Zyrtec alternatives:
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