Review: could Zyrtec cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure 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 Vioxx, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 41,998 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,628 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 46,713 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 476,864 High blood pressure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

41,998 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 1,628 people (3.88%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause High blood pressure?

Time on Zyrtec when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 48.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 8.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 74.7 %
  • male: 25.3 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.81 %
  • 10-19: 2.2 %
  • 20-29: 3.82 %
  • 30-39: 7.12 %
  • 40-49: 15.77 %
  • 50-59: 26.19 %
  • 60+: 44.02 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Zyrtec **:

  • least: 7.14 %
  • moderate: 78.57 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (203 people, 12.47%)
  • Hypertension (199 people, 12.22%)
  • Pain (157 people, 9.64%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (151 people, 9.28%)
  • Asthma (121 people, 7.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (301 people, 18.49%)
  • Prilosec (232 people, 14.25%)
  • Singulair (203 people, 12.47%)
  • Aspirin (194 people, 11.92%)
  • Prevacid (177 people, 10.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (365 people, 22.42%)
  • Pain (328 people, 20.15%)
  • Nausea (325 people, 19.96%)
  • Dyspnoea (309 people, 18.98%)
  • Fatigue (301 people, 18.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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