Zyrtec and Vitiligo - from FDA reports


Summary

Vitiligo is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Carbidopa, and have Dermatitis atopic. This review analyzes which people have Vitiligo with Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,295 people who have side effects when taking Zyrtec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 08, 2017

50,295 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 8 people (0.02%) have Vitiligo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Vitiligo?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Vitiligo *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vitiligo when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Vitiligo when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 14.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Restless Leg Syndrome (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Rashes (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Psoriasis (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Dermatitis Atopic (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Relafen (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Oxycodone (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Lexapro (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Colace (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Carbidopa (1 person, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Viral Infection (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Swelling (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Oropharyngeal Pain (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Bone Cyst (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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