Review: could Cetirizine hydrochloride cause Bad dreams (Nightmares)?
Summary: Bad dreams is found among people who take Cetirizine hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluticasone propionate, and have Depression. We study 1,912 people who have side effects while taking Cetirizine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.
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Cetirizine hydrochloride has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 2,484 Cetirizine hydrochloride users)
Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,356 Bad dreams patients)
On May, 4, 2015: 1,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Cetirizine hydrochloride. Among them, 11 people (0.58%) have Bad Dreams.
Time on Cetirizine hydrochloride when people have Bad dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bad dreams||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bad dreams when taking Cetirizine hydrochloride * :
|Bad dreams||9.09%||90.91% |
Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Cetirizine hydrochloride * :
|Bad dreams||0.00%||30.00%||0.00%||10.00%||10.00%||10.00%||0.00%||40.00% |
Severity of Bad dreams when taking Cetirizine hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 27.27%)
- Dyspepsia (3 people, 27.27%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 27.27%)
- Asthma (3 people, 27.27%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 27.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluticasone propionate (4 people, 36.36%)
- Singulair (4 people, 36.36%)
- Lorazepam (3 people, 27.27%)
- Omeprazole (3 people, 27.27%)
- Lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 years ago):
Works very well to prevent hayfever, but leads to very vivid disturbing dreams at night. Used for several years every summer, and alsways gets same results of dreams.
From this study (4 years ago):
I have had occassional nightmares but most recently several times per week I wake up screaming
JJ15 on May, 27, 2011:
Began meclizine two days ago for vertigo (inner ear crystal --benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV--severe nightmares all last night, the second night on meclizine.
Horrible; would not recommend to anyone.
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