Review: could Zyrtec cause Loss Of Libido?


Loss of libido is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zocor, and have Depression . We study 30,552 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Loss of libido. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of libido and more.

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Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 34,371 users)

Loss Of Libido

Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge) has been reported by people with muscle aches, memory loss, chest pain, fatigue, libido decreased (latest reports from 2,904 Loss of libido patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

30,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 17 people (0.06%) have Loss Of Libido

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Loss of libido?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Loss Of Libido *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 60 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Libido when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 88.24 %
  • male: 11.76 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Libido when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 26.67 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 53.33 %

Severity if Loss Of Libido when taking Zyrtec **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Libido **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people)
  • Allergies (3 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (2 people)
  • Asthma (2 people)
  • Arthritis (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (9 people)
  • Vioxx (8 people)
  • Neurontin (8 people)
  • Naprosyn (8 people)
  • Altace (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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