Review: Lamictal and Zyrtec
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on 393 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 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)||123|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||115|
|Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)||93|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||80|
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)||44|
|Off Label Use||36|
|Complex Partial Seizures (epileptic seizure)||24|
|Hypokalaemia (low potassium)||18|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||12|
|Cholesterosis (abnormal deposition of cholesterol in tissues)||12|
|Biliary Dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)||12|
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 * :
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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:
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