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Review: could Zyrtec cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Depression.
We study 27,667 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 852 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,940 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 27,664 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 852 people (3.08%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||20.00%||14.55%||9.09%||14.55%||12.73%||10.91%||18.18% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Zyrtec * :
|Weight gain||81.49%||18.51% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Zyrtec * :
|Weight gain||0.29%||2.77%||4.37%||4.80%||15.87%||23.58%||24.89%||23.44% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||15.38%||57.69%||15.38%||11.54% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (92 people, 10.80%)
- Hypersensitivity (80 people, 9.39%)
- Hypertension (65 people, 7.63%)
- Pain (65 people, 7.63%)
- Asthma (47 people, 5.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Singulair (117 people, 13.73%)
- Prilosec (112 people, 13.15%)
- Aspirin (110 people, 12.91%)
- Neurontin (109 people, 12.79%)
- Nexium (103 people, 12.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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