Review: could Zyrtec cause Chapped Lips?


Summary

Chapped lips is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Amnesteem, and have Acne . We study 41,998 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Chapped lips. Find out below who they are, when they have Chapped lips and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 46,713 users)

Chapped Lips

Chapped lips (cracking, fissuring, and peeling of the skin f lip) has been reported by people with rashes, lip dry, burning sensation, itching, drug administration error (latest reports from 2,549 Chapped lips patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

41,998 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 31 people (0.07%) have Chapped Lips


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Chapped lips?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Chapped Lips *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Chapped Lips when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 77.42 %
  • male: 22.58 %

Age of people who have Chapped Lips when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 10.34 %
  • 10-19: 13.79 %
  • 20-29: 3.45 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 44.83 %
  • 50-59: 3.45 %
  • 60+: 24.14 %

Severity if Chapped Lips when taking Zyrtec **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Chapped Lips **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (10 people, 32.26%)
  • Pain (8 people, 25.81%)
  • Sinusitis (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Hypothyroidism (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Eczema (7 people, 22.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ranitidine (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Nexium (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Amnesteem (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Flexeril (8 people, 25.81%)
  • Diflucan (8 people, 25.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Acuity Reduced (11 people, 35.48%)
  • Nausea (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Fibromyalgia (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Fatigue (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (8 people, 25.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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