Review: could Zyrtec cause Loss of libido?
We study 27,630 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 (latest outcomes from 29,897 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Loss of libido
Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge) (latest reports from 11,621 patients) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, hair loss, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 27,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 17 people (0.06%) have Loss Of Libido. They amount to 0.15% of all the 11,615 people who have Loss Of Libido on eHealthMe.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Loss of libido * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of libido when taking Zyrtec * :
|Loss of libido||82.35%||17.65% |
Age of people who have Loss of libido when taking Zyrtec * :
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||26.67%||13.33%||6.67%||6.67%||46.67% |
Severity of Loss of libido when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of libido ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 23.53%)
- Allergies (2 people, 11.76%)
- Hypersensitivity (2 people, 11.76%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 11.76%)
- Endometriosis (1 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zocor (9 people, 52.94%)
- Neurontin (8 people, 47.06%)
- Altace (8 people, 47.06%)
- Vioxx (8 people, 47.06%)
- Naprosyn (8 people, 47.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 days ago):
Stopped taking zyrtec and flonase immediately when symptoms arose.
From this study (1 week ago):
I've been taking Zyrtec everyday since the beginning of December 2013, I just stopped because I found out it was addictive, my last Zyrtec was on Thursday night, since Saturday I've been experiencing severe nausea and headaches along with itching on my head, I would like to know if these symptoms can be related to Zyrtec withdrawl.
From this study (1 week ago):
I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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