Review: could Zyrtec cause Stress?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,399 people who take Zyrtec. Among them, 1,565 have Stress. See who they are, when they have Stress and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,808 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Zyrtec include nausea, nausea aggravated, pain exacerbated, fatigue, pain.
Stress (latest reports from 1,276,377 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 27,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 1,565 people (5.71%) have Stress. They amount to 0.12% of all the 1,276,377 people who have Stress.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Stress * :
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How people recovered from Stress ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (201 people, 12.84%)
- Depression (172 people, 10.99%)
- Hypersensitivity (171 people, 10.93%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (156 people, 9.97%)
- Osteoporosis (113 people, 7.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (415 people, 26.52%)
- Zometa (361 people, 23.07%)
- Prilosec (293 people, 18.72%)
- Nexium (276 people, 17.64%)
- Ambien (275 people, 17.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 month ago):
I STOPPED TAKING CETIRIZINE 4 DAYS AGO...AS I READ THAT NOW, THAT MEDICATION CAN HAVE SIDE EFFECTS OF ANXIETY.
From this study (3 years ago):
Increased difficulty concentrating for long periods of time. Increased difficulty recalling information such as names, procedures or sometimes words. Feels like "brain fog," as if I am trying to concentrate after waking up from sleeping heavily. Have difficulty staying and sometimes falling asleep and frequently experience vivid dreams, often nightmares. Occasionally I will get a good night's sleep and experience a temporary decrease in symptoms. That is rare and does not last very long. Not sure if the difficulties with short-term memory and confusion are the result of not being able to rest consistently. I diet and exercise which overall makes me feel physically healthy. Not sure if it is the lack of quality sleep is causing the other symptoms
From this study (4 years ago):
After taking Zrtec for about a week, I have become lethargic, depressed and feel like my blood pressure is elevated
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