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 45,319 people who have side effects when taking Zyrtec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 01, 2017

45,319 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 2,605 people (5.75%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Headache?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 63.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
  • 10+ years: 9.52 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 77.77 %
  • male: 22.23 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.94 %
  • 10-19: 5.54 %
  • 20-29: 6.96 %
  • 30-39: 12.88 %
  • 40-49: 20.61 %
  • 50-59: 24.63 %
  • 60+: 26.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (340 people, 13.05%)
  • Asthma (241 people, 9.25%)
  • Pain (193 people, 7.41%)
  • Depression (182 people, 6.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (155 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (311 people, 11.94%)
  • Nexium (292 people, 11.21%)
  • Synthroid (243 people, 9.33%)
  • Aspirin (231 people, 8.87%)
  • Flonase (216 people, 8.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (719 people, 27.60%)
  • Dizziness (607 people, 23.30%)
  • Fatigue (603 people, 23.15%)
  • Pain (486 people, 18.66%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (439 people, 16.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 48,929 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 306,425 Headache patients).

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