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Review: could Zyrtec cause Vitiligo?

Summary: Vitiligo is reported only by a few people who take Zyrtec.

We study 27,693 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 29,978 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 Mar, 31, 2015: 27,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Vitiligo.

Trend of Vitiligo in Zyrtec reports

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 * :

  1. Psoriasis (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Molluscum contagiosum (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Asthma (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Raptiva (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Zantac (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Albuterol (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Singulair (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Aldara (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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