Could Zyrtec cause Rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Rash is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 43,943 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA. Among them, 2,186 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 48,825 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,282 Rash patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

43,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 2,186 people (4.97%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Rash?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 59.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.82 %
  • 10+ years: 3.79 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 73.91 %
  • male: 26.09 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.35 %
  • 2-9: 3.83 %
  • 10-19: 3.77 %
  • 20-29: 6.38 %
  • 30-39: 12.7 %
  • 40-49: 15.65 %
  • 50-59: 22.9 %
  • 60+: 34.38 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (263 people, 12.03%)
  • Prednisone (209 people, 9.56%)
  • Aspirin (188 people, 8.60%)
  • Prilosec (175 people, 8.01%)
  • Ambien (166 people, 7.59%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Hypersensitivity (251 people, 11.48%)
  • High Blood Pressure (164 people, 7.50%)
  • Depression (131 people, 5.99%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (121 people, 5.54%)
  • Pain (118 people, 5.40%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Itching (507 people, 23.19%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (336 people, 15.37%)
  • Fatigue (327 people, 14.96%)
  • Nausea (324 people, 14.82%)
  • Pain (311 people, 14.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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