Could Zyrtec cause Depression - from FDA reports
Depression is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 45,319 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA. Among them, 1,588 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 48,860 users)
Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 364,926 Depression patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
45,319 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 1,588 people (3.5%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Zyrtec when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 29.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.03 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.07 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 19.19 %
- 10+ years: 10.1 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Zyrtec *:
- female: 74.9 %
- male: 25.1 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Zyrtec *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.31 %
- 10-19: 7.32 %
- 20-29: 8.44 %
- 30-39: 12.74 %
- 40-49: 20.38 %
- 50-59: 27.47 %
- 60+: 21.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypersensitivity (268 people, 16.88%)
- Pain (198 people, 12.47%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (174 people, 10.96%)
- Asthma (124 people, 7.81%)
- High Blood Pressure (109 people, 6.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Singulair (245 people, 15.43%)
- Prilosec (226 people, 14.23%)
- Vioxx (218 people, 13.73%)
- Nexium (206 people, 12.97%)
- Ambien (185 people, 11.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (706 people, 44.46%)
- Pain (461 people, 29.03%)
- Fatigue (356 people, 22.42%)
- Nausea (347 people, 21.85%)
- Insomnia (346 people, 21.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Depression when taking Zyrtec?
Browse all side effects of Zyrteca b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with DepressionDepression
Could your condition cause DepressionDepression
Can you answer these questions?
fired from a job I loved 2 years ago; blackballed from the work community; broke; 46 yo single female; lifelong depression; don't want to go on antidepressants due to weight gain from them; I want out
You may be interested in these reviews
55 yr old male from Australia with long term (40 yrs+) major depression. Have been taking Effexor for nearly 20 years now. Not sure if I will ever stop taking it. Very certain that it would take at least six months to reduce my intake to a point where I would not be crippled by the ...
My family physician prescribed 150mg twice a day to add to Celexa 40mg. I just felt that I needed a little extra something to help with a lot of stress in my life. 3 months later I was being told regularly that I was shaking a lot. Not too worried about that on its own but then as a ...
I have been dealing with chronic pain from Dystonia since 12/4/16. I believe some cause of my Dystonia is to be blamed on a clinical study I was involved in for my ADHD that same year for a for a version of time released Ritalin for adults. Prior to this study I was using Adderall & am back on ...