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 High blood pressure.
We study 27,667 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,238 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 allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 29,942 users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)
On Dec, 13, 2014: 27,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 1,238 people (4.47%) 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||45.16%||14.52%||0.00%||8.06%||12.90%||4.84%||14.52% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zyrtec * :
|High blood pressure||75.92%||24.08% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zyrtec * :
|High blood pressure||0.09%||0.45%||1.88%||3.57%||8.04%||16.34%||26.34%||43.30% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||5.56%||66.67%||27.78%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (135 people, 10.90%)
- Hypersensitivity (134 people, 10.82%)
- Pain (124 people, 10.02%)
- Osteoporosis (99 people, 8.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (98 people, 7.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (312 people, 25.20%)
- Aspirin (220 people, 17.77%)
- Prilosec (184 people, 14.86%)
- Prevacid (163 people, 13.17%)
- Singulair (155 people, 12.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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