Who have Headache with Zyrtec?


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 . We study 43,944 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,516 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 48,825 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

43,944 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 2,516 people (5.73%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Headache?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 53.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.77 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.46 %
  • 10+ years: 9.62 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 78.09 %
  • male: 21.91 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.58 %
  • 10-19: 5.65 %
  • 20-29: 7.06 %
  • 30-39: 13.29 %
  • 40-49: 20.64 %
  • 50-59: 24.73 %
  • 60+: 26.05 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 3.85 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 38.46 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 8.33 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 75.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (306 people, 12.16%)
  • Nexium (283 people, 11.25%)
  • Synthroid (244 people, 9.70%)
  • Aspirin (228 people, 9.06%)
  • Flonase (214 people, 8.51%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Zyrtec, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Hypersensitivity (326 people, 12.96%)
  • Asthma (238 people, 9.46%)
  • Pain (188 people, 7.47%)
  • Depression (183 people, 7.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (156 people, 6.20%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (698 people, 27.74%)
  • Dizziness (593 people, 23.57%)
  • Fatigue (590 people, 23.45%)
  • Pain (471 people, 18.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (431 people, 17.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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