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Review: could Zyrtec cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 27,664 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

Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,938 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 27,640 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 852 people (3.08%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Zyrtec reports

Time on Zyrtec when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain20.00%14.55%9.09%14.55%12.73%10.91%18.18%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain81.49%18.51%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.29%2.77%4.37%4.80%15.87%23.58%24.89%23.44%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Zyrtec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain15.38%57.69%15.38%11.54%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (92 people, 10.80%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (80 people, 9.39%)
  3. Hypertension (65 people, 7.63%)
  4. Pain (65 people, 7.63%)
  5. Asthma (47 people, 5.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (117 people, 13.73%)
  2. Prilosec (112 people, 13.15%)
  3. Aspirin (110 people, 12.91%)
  4. Neurontin (109 people, 12.79%)
  5. Nexium (103 people, 12.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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