Review: could Zyrtec cause Irritability?
We study 27,630 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 265 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,900 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Irritability (latest reports from 146,535 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 27,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 265 people (0.96%) have Irritability. They amount to 0.18% of all the 146,499 people who have Irritability on eHealthMe.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Irritability * :
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Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Zyrtec * :
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Severity of Irritability when taking Zyrtec ** :
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How people recovered from Irritability ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypersensitivity (29 people, 10.94%)
- Pain (28 people, 10.57%)
- Multiple allergies (22 people, 8.30%)
- Depression (21 people, 7.92%)
- Asthma (20 people, 7.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Flonase (62 people, 23.40%)
- Aspirin (42 people, 15.85%)
- Soma (41 people, 15.47%)
- Singulair (39 people, 14.72%)
- Celebrex (36 people, 13.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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my 17 month old daughter started this medication on Monday for allergy symptoms, it is Friday and we have had a hard week. She is no longer sleeping thru the night, she whines in her sleep. She is very irritable and grouchy all day. Is this the medication?
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On eHealthMe, Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used for allergies. Find out below the conditions Zyrtec is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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