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Review: could Zyrtec cause Loss of libido?
We study 27,640 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 29,926 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 11,838 patients) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, hair loss, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Sep, 10, 2014: 27,640 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 17 people (0.06%) have Loss Of Libido.
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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Comments from related studies:
From this study (9 hours ago):
I have been taking cetirizine for allergy treatment since 2002. In 2007 I took a CBC count and all cell lines were normal. In 2008 however it was observed that all my cell lines were declining especially platelets. The decline continued as investigations were carried out including a bone marrow aspirate which all found no cause.
In 2014 I was found to have severe anemia and multiple transfusions have ben done. Several investigations done in India have not established a cause for my cell count decline. Another bone marrow aspiration has not shown the cause.
I then stumbled on some information that cetirizine could cause cell count decline for WBC, RBC and platelets. Please help me.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
zyrtec 10mg daily and fluticasone propionate (2 sprays per nostril) prescribed about 1 month ago for allergies.
Hydrocodone/Acetaminophin 10-325mg prescribed for lower back pain prior to lumbar-area laminectomy over 2 years ago. Pain continues.
Short term memory loss is most severe on days when pain causes to take 2 or more pills.
From this study (1 month ago):
Need seroquel for panic/anxiety/depression/bipolar, but it seems to bring significant nasal congestion. Can't fight it w/Afrin for more than a couple days or risk rebound nasal congestion although Afrin does bring relief. Using Sudafed PE with mixed results and often need Afrin to breathe through my nose. Often have feeling of diffculty swallowing although a recent endoscopy did notfind anything physical. Panic/anxiety most often in the evening/night which are moretolerable when I stand-up and move around. Coping with anxiety and swallowing issues at night often result in little sleep on many nights per week.
tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:
Female, 70 yrs old. Taking Welbutrin and Lexapro. Cannot fall or stay asleep at night even after taking many different sleep aids. Severe nasal congestion (snorting) adds to the problem. Seems to start up after trying to sleep for a few hours and does not stop. Anyone else?
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