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Review: could Zyrtec cause Pruritus generalised?





Summary: Pruritus generalised is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Singulair, and have Seasonal allergy.

We study 27,667 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Pruritus generalised. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus generalised and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (view latest outcomes from 29,942 users)

Pruritus generalised

Pruritus generalised (generalized itching) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, pain.(latest reports from Pruritus generalised 9,025 patients)

On Dec, 18, 2014: 27,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 149 people (0.54%) have Pruritus Generalised.

Trend of Pruritus generalised in Zyrtec reports

Time on Zyrtec when people have Pruritus generalised * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus generalised19.05%19.05%9.52%4.76%21.43%16.67%9.52%

Gender of people who have Pruritus generalised when taking Zyrtec * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus generalised68.07%31.93%

Age of people who have Pruritus generalised when taking Zyrtec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus generalised0.00%9.93%3.55%12.77%20.57%21.99%14.89%16.31%

Severity of Pruritus generalised when taking Zyrtec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pruritus generalised0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pruritus generalised ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pruritus generalised0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Seasonal allergy (28 people, 18.79%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (23 people, 15.44%)
  3. Multiple allergies (17 people, 11.41%)
  4. Asthma (10 people, 6.71%)
  5. Urticaria (7 people, 4.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (12 people, 8.05%)
  2. Albuterol (11 people, 7.38%)
  3. Coumadin (9 people, 6.04%)
  4. Children's zyrtec allergy (8 people, 5.37%)
  5. Prednisone (8 people, 5.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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