Review: could Zyrtec cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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 Aspirin, and have Hypersensitivity.
We study 27,693 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,774 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,965 Zyrtec users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 27,689 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 1,774 people (6.41%) have Headache.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec * :
Severity of Headache when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypersensitivity (156 people, 8.79%)
- Asthma (137 people, 7.72%)
- Depression (110 people, 6.20%)
- Pain (109 people, 6.14%)
- Hypertension (94 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (255 people, 14.37%)
- Nexium (220 people, 12.40%)
- Celebrex (189 people, 10.65%)
- Albuterol (185 people, 10.43%)
- Singulair (181 people, 10.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Ginkgo Biloba, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Armour Thyroid, Plaquenil, Benicar for a 68-year old woman with Blood Thinner, Allergy, Hypothyroidism, Pml, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Itchy Rash On Arms And Chest
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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