Review: Vyvanse and Zyrtec
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Vyvanse and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on 75 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Vyvanse (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Zyrtec (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 75 people who reported to have interactions when taking Vyvanse, Zyrtec are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Vyvanse, Zyrtec:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Ear Infection (ear infection)||18|
|Rhinitis Allergic (inflammation of the nasal airways due to allergy)||16|
|Reflux Oesophagitis (an esophageal mucosal injury that occurs of gastric contents into the esophagus)||8|
|Viral Pharyngitis (inflammation of the throat or pharynx caused by viral infection)||8|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Vyvanse, Zyrtec:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)||2|
|Increased Appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires)||2|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)||1|
|Headache (pain in head)||1|
|Lice Infestation (colonization of lice in head or skin)||1|
|Negativism (negative thoughts)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Rhinitis allergic
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Adriamycin pfs
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By worriedMom: Has any pt that is carrier of hep b virus encountered mania and had to use a stabilizer like depakot ofr lamictal or lithium.? i'm researching if incident of hepatotoxicity might occur. comments?
(for a 15 year old girl who has Possible Bipolar/mania, Hep B Carrier, ADHD, and takes Depakote, Vyvanse, Clonidine)
Adopted Daughter born Hep B carrier, no symptoms. ADHD since 8 yrs old. at 15 yrs, recent signs of mania or biploar. started on depakote but concern for hepatotoxicity and weight gain. Would very much appreciate feedback from persons with direct experiences. thanks worriedMom
(Number of patients like worriedMom: 4,002)
- By dprincess : Trileptal and seroquel and ativan and zyrtec taken together
(for a 26 year old woman who has Brain Tremors, Chest Discomfort, and takes Seroquel, Lorazepam, Trileptal, Zyrtec)
I took Zyrtec and started having chest pain an hour ago and I just took my regular night meds trileptal 300mg and seroquel 100mg and Ativan 2mg and now feeling weak and dizzy
(Number of patients like dprincess : 3,158)
- By etrozzi: I developed excessive saliva production after starting ropinerole (requip) for plmd. sleep was impossible due to frequent swallowing. has anyone else experienced similar symptoms?
(for a 49 year old woman who has Periodic Limb Movements In Sleep, Major Depression, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Alpha Intrusion (sleep Disorder), Sleep Apnea (minor), and takes Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Cymbalta, Mirapex, Gabapentin, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Lyrica, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lithium Carbonate, Desipramine Hydrochloride, Synthroid, Vyvanse, Lipitor)
The first 5 drugs above on my list that I tried for PLMD, I no longer use. I took ropinerole (Requip) for about 2 weeks when I noticed that I was producing more saliva and was swallowing a lot. It didn't really bother me too much, because the other drugs that I take give me a dry mouth. When I went ...
(Number of patients like etrozzi: 11,390)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 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:
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- Zyrtec is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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