Review: could Zyrtec cause Rebound effect?
We study 27,640 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 29,909 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen.
Rebound effect (take-back effect) (latest reports from 2,364 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, multiple sclerosis, migraine, depression, headache.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 27,635 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 2,364 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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tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:
Female, 70 yrs old. Taking Welbutrin and Lexapro. Cannot fall or stay asleep at night even after taking many different sleep aids. Severe nasal congestion (snorting) adds to the problem. Seems to start up after trying to sleep for a few hours and does not stop. Anyone else?
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