Review: Zyrtec and Lipitor
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Zyrtec and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,988 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zyrtec (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Lipitor (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 16, 2013: 1,988 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zyrtec, Lipitor are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zyrtec, Lipitor:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zyrtec, Lipitor:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|7||Sleep Apnoea Syndrome||9|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By thibie: Does alever r eact with metoprolol r\tartrate
(for a 80 year old man who has Cardiovascular Disorder, HBP, High Blood Cholesterol, Arthritis, and takes Metoprolol Tartrate, Asa, Lipitor, Plavix, Vitamins, Amiloride Hydrochloride)
had open heart surgery with one bypass and one stent. I am scheduled for a right carotid cleaning.
(Number of patients like thibie: 14,736)
- By Frustrated: Should joint pain subside in two weeks after stopping generic lipitor?
(for a 71 year old woman who has Joint Pain, and takes Atorvastatin Calcium)
severe pain in the shoulder, with weakness and stiffness in thumbs and fingers. Severe pain in the joints of both thumbs.
(Number of patients like Frustrated: 1,860)
- By goldens rule: Can i take lipitor with myotonic dystrophy
(for a 58 year old woman who has Myotonic Dystrophy, and takes Lipitor)
My Dr. took me off lipitor due to my Myotonic Dystrophy. Is that necessary?
(Number of patients like goldens rule: 1,607)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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:
- Lipitor is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zyrtec alternatives:
- Lipitor alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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