Review: could Zyrtec cause Rebound effect?
We study 27,630 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Rebound effect. Find out below who they are, when they have Rebound effect and more.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,900 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Rebound effect (take-back effect) (latest reports from 2,356 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, insomnia, depression, migraine, headache.
On Jul, 17, 2014: 27,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Rebound Effect. They amount to 0.13% of all the 2,353 people who have Rebound Effect on eHealthMe.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Rebound effect * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rebound effect||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rebound effect when taking Zyrtec * :
|Rebound effect||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Rebound effect when taking Zyrtec * :
|Rebound effect||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
Severity of Rebound effect when taking Zyrtec ** :
How people recovered from Rebound effect ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nasal congestion (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Drug therapy nos (1 people, 33.33%)
- Phenylephrine hcl (1 people, 33.33%)
- Bupropion hydrochloride (1 people, 33.33%)
- Phenytoin sodium (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lamotrigine (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Stopped taking zyrtec and flonase immediately when symptoms arose.
From this study (7 days ago):
I've been taking Zyrtec everyday since the beginning of December 2013, I just stopped because I found out it was addictive, my last Zyrtec was on Thursday night, since Saturday I've been experiencing severe nausea and headaches along with itching on my head, I would like to know if these symptoms can be related to Zyrtec withdrawl.
From this study (7 days ago):
I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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