Zyrtec and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Hypersensitivity. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,295 people who have side effects when taking Zyrtec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 06, 2017

50,295 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 2,893 people (5.75%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Headache?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 67.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.84 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.82 %
  • 10+ years: 6.86 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 78.15 %
  • male: 21.85 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.86 %
  • 10-19: 5.54 %
  • 20-29: 7.12 %
  • 30-39: 13.41 %
  • 40-49: 20.05 %
  • 50-59: 24.71 %
  • 60+: 26.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (370 people, 12.79%)
  • Asthma (255 people, 8.81%)
  • Pain (207 people, 7.16%)
  • Depression (197 people, 6.81%)
  • High Blood Pressure (171 people, 5.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (371 people, 12.82%)
  • Nexium (312 people, 10.78%)
  • Synthroid (270 people, 9.33%)
  • Flonase (250 people, 8.64%)
  • Aspirin (231 people, 7.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (785 people, 27.13%)
  • Fatigue (661 people, 22.85%)
  • Dizziness (643 people, 22.23%)
  • Pain (513 people, 17.73%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (457 people, 15.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Headache when taking Zyrtec?

Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 53,952 users)

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Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 329,851 Headache patients).

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