Zyrtec and Vitiligo - from FDA reports
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 52,166 people who have side effects when taking Zyrtec from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 23, 2017
52,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 8 people (0.02%) have Vitiligo
Number of reports submitted per year:
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%)
- Psoriasis (1 person, 12.50%)
- Multiple Myeloma (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%)
- Nasacort (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 *:
- Swelling (1 person, 12.50%)
- Phlebolith (1 person, 12.50%)
- Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (1 person, 12.50%)
- Dyskinesia (1 person, 12.50%)
- Bone Cyst (1 person, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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