Review: Zyrtec and Advil
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zyrtec and Advil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,068 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,940 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Advil (latest outcomes from 22,812 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 2,068 people who take Zyrtec, Advil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
- Advil (ibuprofen)
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|
|Zyrtec is effective||11.11%|
(2 of 18 people)
(7 of 14 people)
(3 of 10 people)
(8 of 19 people)
(16 of 27 people)
(7 of 12 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(1 of 1 people)
|Advil is effective||61.29%|
(19 of 31 people)
(7 of 15 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(4 of 9 people)
(6 of 17 people)
(7 of 9 people)
(13 of 20 people)
(1 of 5 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|
|Dyspnoea||Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease||Anxiety||Cerebrovascular Accident||Colonic Polyp||Anxiety||Cholecystitis Chronic||Pain|
|Pyrexia||Vomiting||Muscle Spasms||Headache||Weight Gain||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anxiety|
|Swelling Face||Single Functional Kidney||Liver Injury||Pyrexia||Headache||Cholecystitis Chronic||Injury||Pyrexia|
|Condition Aggravated||Anxiety||Weight Increased||Vomiting||Memory Impairment||Pain||Anxiety||Dyspnoea|
|Headache||Conjunctivitis||Biliary Dyskinesia||Nausea||Kidney Small||Injury||Cholelithiasis||Vomiting|
|Erythema||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Emotional Distress||Hepatitis||Chest Pain||Pulmonary Embolism||Depression||Fatigue|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||Depression||Injury||Hepatic Failure||Heart Racing||Insomnia||Gallbladder Disorder||Headache|
|Hypersensitivity||Bruxism||Cholecystitis Chronic||Haemangioma||Nausea||Renal Failure||Muscle Spasms||Arthralgia|
|Rash||Disturbance In Attention||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Fibrosis||Arthritis||General Physical Health Deterioration||Aggression||Diarrhoea|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Zyrtec is effective||41.56%|
(32 of 77 people)
(15 of 29 people)
|Advil is effective||48.10%|
(38 of 79 people)
(19 of 29 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Deep Vein Thrombosis||Fall|
|Pulmonary Embolism||Cerebrovascular Accident|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Zyrtec is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(9 of 21 people)
(13 of 36 people)
(11 of 51 people)
(5 of 28 people)
(4 of 11 people)
|Advil is effective||100.00%|
(2 of 2 people)
(4 of 5 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(7 of 21 people)
(16 of 35 people)
(13 of 51 people)
(5 of 29 people)
(6 of 11 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Chills||Erythema Multiforme||Histiocytosis Haematophagic||Anxiety||Pulmonary Embolism||Injury||Nausea||Chest Pain|
|Eating Disorder||Eye Swelling||Dyspnoea||Fatigue||Cholecystitis Chronic||Nausea||Cerebrovascular Accident||Anxiety|
|Wheezing||Malaise||Pyrexia||Injury||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anaemia||Hypertension||Fatigue|
|Malaise||Rash||Nausea||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Injury||Headache||Dyspnoea||Pneumonia|
|Adverse Event||Abdominal Pain Upper||Abdominal Pain||Hodgkin's Disease||Depression||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Back Pain||Pleural Effusion|
|Pneumonia||Lip Swelling||Clostridial Infection||Night Sweats||Gallbladder Disorder||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||Headache||Dyspnoea|
|Acute Myeloid Leukaemia||Dyspnoea||Pleural Effusion||Upper Respiratory Tract Infection||Cholelithiasis||Pain In Extremity||Diarrhoea||Asthenia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- 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?
(Asked by a 10 year old boy who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type, and takes Zyrtec)
My son is getting worse since been on Risperdone, I thinking it has something to do with zyrtec
- Is it safe to take effexor and ibuprophen?
(Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Sinusitis, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Doxycycline, Alprazolam, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tradjenta, Crestor)
Have sinus infection which I'm taking doxycycline and ibuprophen for headache. I also take Venlafaxine for GAD. Is it okay to take Advil or acetaminophen while taking venlafaxine, not at the same time??
- Is it ok to take papaya with ibuprofen
(Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Heartburn And Snot, and takes Papaya, Ibuprofen)
Just wondering if it is safe to take papaya chewables with Ibuprofen?
- Had a bloody ejaculate twice lately. only blood. can it be related to cialis and/or ibuprofen?
(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Back Pain, and takes Ibuprofen, Cialis)
last two ejaculations a week apart resulted in all blood ejaculate. Dark old looking blood, not bright red & fresh. No semen. Gonna tell my doctor soon. What should I be concerned about. Could it be ralated to ibuprofen or cialis usage? i dont have any known predisposing conditions.
- What is the current treatment for larangospasm?
(Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Osteoarthritis, Hypercholesterolemia, GERD, Larangospasm With Asthmatic Component, and takes Klonopin, Xanax, Celebrex, Zyrtec, Lipitor, Fluticasone Propionate, Budesonide , Xopenex, Prevacid, Lexapro)
For two years I have been fighting with larangospasm. I have been hospitalized twice and treated with prednisone as well as nebulizers with albuterol. I had botox injections into my vocal cords last July 2013 and have a straw hanging around my neck for straw breathing. The last "attack" lasted one ...
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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:
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