Zyrtec and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Hypersensitivity. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain 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, 27, 2017

50,295 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec.
Among them, 1,244 people (2.47%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyrtec cause Weight gain?

Time on Zyrtec when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Zyrtec *:

  • female: 80.3 %
  • male: 19.7 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Zyrtec *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 2.76 %
  • 10-19: 4.52 %
  • 20-29: 4.85 %
  • 30-39: 13.12 %
  • 40-49: 21.94 %
  • 50-59: 24.92 %
  • 60+: 27.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (142 people, 11.41%)
  • Depression (125 people, 10.05%)
  • Pain (99 people, 7.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (98 people, 7.88%)
  • Asthma (80 people, 6.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (166 people, 13.34%)
  • Nexium (144 people, 11.58%)
  • Prilosec (139 people, 11.17%)
  • Neurontin (137 people, 11.01%)
  • Lyrica (132 people, 10.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (273 people, 21.95%)
  • Nausea (222 people, 17.85%)
  • Headache (204 people, 16.40%)
  • Dizziness (191 people, 15.35%)
  • Pain (188 people, 15.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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