Review: could Zyrtec cause Vitiligo?
Summary: Vitiligo is reported only by a few people who take Zyrtec. We study 27,705 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Vitiligo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitiligo and more.
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Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,990 Zyrtec users)
Vitiligo (pigment is lost from areas of the skin) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, malaria, depression, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 572 Vitiligo patients)
On May, 2, 2015: 27,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Vitiligo.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Vitiligo * :
Gender of people who have Vitiligo when taking Zyrtec * :
Age of people who have Vitiligo when taking Zyrtec * :
Severity of Vitiligo when taking Zyrtec ** :
How people recovered from Vitiligo ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Psoriasis (1 people, 25.00%)
- Molluscum contagiosum (1 people, 25.00%)
- Asthma (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Raptiva (1 people, 25.00%)
- Zantac (1 people, 25.00%)
- Albuterol (1 people, 25.00%)
- Singulair (1 people, 25.00%)
- Aldara (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Past year new doctor diagnosed me with rheumatic fever, high strep levels, hashimodos thyroid disease, Chronic sinusitis and was put on pic line. Am currently doing allergy shots weekly.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
was off Zyrtec for a few years. Used Loritidine two years ago and no antihistamine last year. I started using Aerius in April but it caused elevated blood pressure, so I d/c'd it and switched to Certrizine (Zyrtec). A week afterwards (a week ago) I started getting sudden hot red face, most worse in the late afternoon and early evening. I have been to the allergist and tried eliminating any suspect foods, with no improvement.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
Red, painful swelling of lower leg just above ankle
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