Review: could Zyrtec cause Panic Attack?


Summary

Panic attack is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Flonase, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 41,998 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 46,713 users)

Panic Attack

Panic attack has been reported by people with drug withdrawal syndrome, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 34,124 Panic attack patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

41,998 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 230 people (0.55%) have Panic Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Panic attack?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Panic Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Panic Attack when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 70.61 %
  • male: 29.39 %

Age of people who have Panic Attack when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.7 %
  • 10-19: 6.88 %
  • 20-29: 7.94 %
  • 30-39: 15.34 %
  • 40-49: 32.28 %
  • 50-59: 12.17 %
  • 60+: 21.69 %

Severity if Panic Attack when taking Zyrtec **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Panic Attack **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (44 people, 19.13%)
  • Depression (34 people, 14.78%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (26 people, 11.30%)
  • Pain (25 people, 10.87%)
  • Anxiety (22 people, 9.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Flonase (56 people, 24.35%)
  • Vioxx (39 people, 16.96%)
  • Neurontin (38 people, 16.52%)
  • Prevacid (34 people, 14.78%)
  • Singulair (33 people, 14.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (127 people, 55.22%)
  • Depression (101 people, 43.91%)
  • Dyspnoea (69 people, 30.00%)
  • Dizziness (63 people, 27.39%)
  • Fatigue (49 people, 21.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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