Review: could Zyrtec cause Pruritus generalised?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,399 people who take Zyrtec. Among them, 149 have Pruritus generalised. See who they are, when they have Pruritus generalised and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,808 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Zyrtec include nausea, nausea aggravated, pain exacerbated, fatigue, pain.
Pruritus generalised (generalized itching) (latest reports from 43,796 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 27,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 149 people (0.54%) have Pruritus Generalised.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Pruritus generalised * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pruritus generalised||19.05%||19.05%||9.52%||4.76%||21.43%||16.67%||9.52% |
Gender of people who have Pruritus generalised when taking Zyrtec * :
|Pruritus generalised||68.07%||31.93% |
Age of people who have Pruritus generalised when taking Zyrtec * :
|Pruritus generalised||0.00%||9.93%||3.55%||12.77%||20.57%||21.99%||14.89%||16.31% |
Severity of Pruritus generalised when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Pruritus generalised||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Pruritus generalised ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Pruritus generalised||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Seasonal allergy (28 people, 18.79%)
- Hypersensitivity (23 people, 15.44%)
- Multiple allergies (17 people, 11.41%)
- Asthma (10 people, 6.71%)
- Urticaria (7 people, 4.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Singulair (12 people, 8.05%)
- Albuterol (11 people, 7.38%)
- Coumadin (9 people, 6.04%)
- Children's zyrtec allergy (8 people, 5.37%)
- Prednisone (8 people, 5.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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