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 27,693 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 has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,978 Zyrtec users)
Pruritus generalised (generalized itching) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 9,026 Pruritus generalised patients)
On Apr, 4, 2015: 27,693 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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