Review: Lamictal and Zyrtec drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lamictal and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on 393 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
Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,808 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 393 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lamictal, Zyrtec are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lamictal, Zyrtec:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Headache (pain in head)||46|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||44|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||28|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lamictal, Zyrtec:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)||19|
|Off Label Use||9|
|Complex Partial Seizures (epileptic seizure)||6|
|Headache (pain in head)||5|
|Biliary Dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)||3|
|Pain In Extremity||3|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar 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:
- Lamictal is used in:
- Zyrtec is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lamictal alternatives:
- Zyrtec alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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Donna on Mar, 14, 2011:
I have a sliding hernia and have been on Omeprazole for 4-5 years now and last year I was diagnosed with Blepheritis.
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