Review: Zyrtec and Advil drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Zyrtec and Advil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,928 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,808 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Advil (latest outcomes from 21,206 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 1,928 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zyrtec, Advil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
- Advil (ibuprofen)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zyrtec, Advil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||411|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||300|
|Product Quality Issue||239|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||233|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||191|
|Headache (pain in head)||171|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zyrtec, Advil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||12|
|Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)||10|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||10|
|Colonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)||9|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||9|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||6|
How effective are the drugs:
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Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Advil (ibuprofen) is often used to treat headache. 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:
- Zyrtec is used in:
- Advil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zyrtec alternatives:
- Advil alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
From this study (1 year ago):
Jemini on Feb, 11, 2013:
I'm a female, age 53. My doctor prescribed HCTZ 25/ Triamterene 37.5 MG for my High Blood Pressure. After taking it for about 3 days, on the 4th day I developed really bad muscle spasms in my mid back area. I did loose water weight really good but could not deal with the spasms. I informed my Dr and was taken off the medication. I explained to my Dr the pain & the Dr told me if it was spasms it was a rare side effect. I did read up on the medication once I started developing the pain in back and read that HCTZ could cause muscle spasms. After about 3 - 4 days after not taking HCTZ the pain went away. If it wasn't for the pain I would have continued it because I lost about 9 pds & my BP went down.
The Bloody stools co incide with increased bowel movements 2-3 times a day. The condition tends to come and go but I have not correleated it to the Ibuprophen ( 600MG 4 times/day for a week ) /oxycondonelow dose with 325MG acetaminiphen @4times/day ) I've been taking. I've been taking this for at first lower left side back pain which has now moved more to the left side lower rib cage. The bloody stool issue seems to come and go with 1-2 months seperation of condition last for a week or two then subsides. I n also have a burning sensation and light red blood on wiping myself. First bowel movement is OK 2nd is OK 3rd tends to burn and if a fourth occurs it get pretty sore/senative. Stool is soft and formed
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