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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 Hypertension.
We study 27,667 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,243 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,940 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 328,584 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 27,664 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 1,243 people (4.49%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Zyrtec when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||44.62%||13.85%||0.00%||7.69%||13.85%||6.15%||13.85% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zyrtec * :
|High blood pressure||75.97%||24.03% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zyrtec * :
|High blood pressure||0.18%||0.44%||1.87%||3.55%||7.99%||16.52%||26.38%||43.07% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||9.52%||57.14%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||18.18%||0.00%||81.82% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (135 people, 10.86%)
- Hypersensitivity (134 people, 10.78%)
- Pain (124 people, 9.98%)
- Osteoporosis (99 people, 7.96%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (98 people, 7.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (313 people, 25.18%)
- Aspirin (220 people, 17.70%)
- Prilosec (185 people, 14.88%)
- Prevacid (163 people, 13.11%)
- Singulair (156 people, 12.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- My son is 10 and he has been on risperdone for 6 months. he has all season allergies. he takes zyrtec, but it is not working for him... any suggestions?
(Asked by a 10 year old boy who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type, and takes Zyrtec)
My son is getting worse since been on Risperdone, I thinking it has something to do with zyrtec
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(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for
about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
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- Can i take hytrin10mg aat night andlosartin12.5 in morning
(Asked by a 56 year old woman who has High Blood Pressure)
I AM PRONE TO BOTTOMING OUT WITH BP MEDICINE, just NEED TO KNOW IF I CAN TAKE THE HYTRIN AT NIGHT ANT LOSARTIN IN MORNING?
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