Review: could Zyrtec cause High Blood Pressure?


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 30,552 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,352 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 33,169 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 369,739 High blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

30,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 1,352 people (4.43%) 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: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.35 %
  • 10+ years: 9.52 %

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

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.69 %
  • 10-19: 2.34 %
  • 20-29: 4.07 %
  • 30-39: 7.89 %
  • 40-49: 16.03 %
  • 50-59: 27.3 %
  • 60+: 41.59 %

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 (158 people)
  • Hypertension (148 people)
  • Pain (124 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (112 people)
  • Osteoporosis (105 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (298 people)
  • Prilosec (196 people)
  • Aspirin (192 people)
  • Singulair (168 people)
  • Prevacid (165 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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