Review: Lamictal and Zyrtec
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Lamictal and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on 363 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lamictal (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Zyrtec (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Oct, 19, 2013: 363 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|
|4||Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)||44|
|5||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||43|
|6||Headache (pain in head)||40|
|8||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||28|
|9||Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)||26|
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|
|1||Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)||19|
|3||Off Label Use||9|
|5||Complex Partial Seizures (epileptic seizure)||6|
|6||Cholesterosis (abnormal deposition of cholesterol in tissues)||3|
|7||Abdominal Pain Upper||3|
|10||Biliary Dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)||3|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Renal Failure, Stage 3, Primary Hypothyroidism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Osteoporosis, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, and takes Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lamictal, Latuda, Levothyroxine Sodium, Lunesta, Nuvigil, Maxide, Multivitamin)
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
(Number of patients like Psychogirl: 13,931)
- By martin: Epilepsy medicine and liver problems?
(for a 16 year old boy who has Epilepsy, and takes Lamotrigine)
my son (16 y.o) has been on lamotrigne for 10 years sometimes his face is quite yellow and he has quiet spells some days, also 6 months ago he was vomiting every day and lost 8 kilos in weight, hes put it back on now but still gets yellow faces, can this be lamotrigne that causes it and is it doing ...
(Number of patients like martin: 2,193)
- 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)
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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.
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