Review: Zyrtec and Zoloft
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Zyrtec and Zoloft. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,517 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.
Zoloft (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 1,517 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zyrtec, Zoloft are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
- Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zyrtec, Zoloft:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||336|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||188|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||168|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zyrtec, Zoloft:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||13|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||8|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||7|
|Pain In Extremity||6|
|Biliary Dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)||6|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||6|
How effective are the drugs:
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
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 Sandya: Can take zoloft and ortho-tri cyclen lo at the same time
(for a 31 year old woman who has Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia Concerns, and takes Zoloft)
I am currently on Zoloft and would like to get on birth control, however I'm afraid that the birth control will trigger my depression and anxiety. I've taken birth control in the past and has caused major mood swings.
(Number of patients like Sandya: 11,083)
- By kymberlynn: Can i ever take an anti-depressant after i have serotonin syndrome
(for a 44 year old woman who has Convulsions, Tremor, and takes Zoloft, Buspar, Estradiol)
Hi to everyone I suffer from bipolar and clinical depression and generlized anxiety and social anxiety Iwas given zoloft buspar and tranzodone while on the estadiol shot on holloween ended up in the ER where they did tests and said Ihad serotonin syndrome spent 5 days in the hospital where I was eme ...
(Number of patients like kymberlynn: 2,955)
- By lisacoppertop: How do you know if your spleen ruptured without going to the doctor?
(for a 45 year old woman who has Severe Pain Under Left Rib Cage, and takes Kelp, Lisinopril, Metformin, Pravastatin Sodium, Sertraline, Gemfibrozil)
I think I may be starting menopause. The last two years I have hadway more discomfort with my periods. Then the last two months I've had pains under my left rib cage that seems to travel to the right side. Last night was the worst I've ever felt with it. Today I started having chills, in the last tw ...
(Number of patients like lisacoppertop: 5,954)
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By agnesb: Heart pounding on zoloft
(for a 40 year old woman who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Zoloft)
Have been on Zoloft for 3 weeks and have heart pounding once a week for a few hours which unable me to sleep
(Number of patients like agnesb: 2,336)
- By carolinewhitney: Effexor xr 150 mg and phentermine 37.5 mg
(for a 22 year old woman who has Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Weight Control, Menstruation Irregular, Hirsutism, Seasonal Allergy, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and takes Effexor Xr, Phentermine, Spironolactone, Loestrin 24 Fe, Zyrtec)
phentermine has caused significant weight loss. Effexor XR manages my GAD and depression but causes random physiological anxiety attacks, drastic increase in sweating, vivid and nightly nightmares
(Number of patients like carolinewhitney: 11,222)
- By Tonya2247: I got pneumonia while taking topamax, obvious correlation
(for a 44 year old woman who has Plantar Fasciitis, Trigger Finger, Anemia - B12 Deficiency, Anemia, Malabsorption, Gastric Bypass, Osteopenia, Chronic Pancreatitis, Depression, and takes Klonopin, Ambien Cr, Prilosec Otc, Zenpep, Calcium, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Job's-tears, Vitamin B12, Zofran, Zantac, Zyrtec, Doxycycline Hyclate, Reclast, Venofer, Neurontin, Buspar, Effexor, Dilaudid)
I do not take all the medicines above all the time but I am using an implanted pump giving me less than 2mg of dilaudid per day, 75 mg effexor daily and usually buspar. Dr prescribed topamax within 4 days I was hospitalized with Pneumonia, stayed a week came home a week had a clear chest x ray and ...
(Number of patients like Tonya2247: 13,888)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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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