Review: could Zyrtec cause Rash?


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 41,998 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,117 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 hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 46,713 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,287 Rash patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

41,998 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 2,117 people (5.04%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Rash?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 60.66 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.38 %
  • 10+ years: 2.46 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 74.06 %
  • male: 25.94 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.36 %
  • 2-9: 3.86 %
  • 10-19: 3.45 %
  • 20-29: 6.48 %
  • 30-39: 12.72 %
  • 40-49: 15.69 %
  • 50-59: 22.94 %
  • 60+: 34.46 %

Severity if Rash when taking Zyrtec **:

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

How people recovered from Rash **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (241 people, 11.38%)
  • Asthma (167 people, 7.89%)
  • Hypertension (156 people, 7.37%)
  • Depression (129 people, 6.09%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (120 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (257 people, 12.14%)
  • Prednisone (209 people, 9.87%)
  • Aspirin (188 people, 8.88%)
  • Prilosec (173 people, 8.17%)
  • Ambien (163 people, 7.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (499 people, 23.57%)
  • Dyspnoea (328 people, 15.49%)
  • Nausea (311 people, 14.69%)
  • Pain (302 people, 14.27%)
  • Fatigue (302 people, 14.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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