Review: could Zyrtec cause Zits (Acne)?
We study 27,640 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have Zits. Find out below who they are, when they have Zits and more.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,919 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen.
Zits (pimple/small skin inflammations or lesions/acne) (latest reports from 63,524 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.
On Aug, 30, 2014: 27,639 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 87 people (0.31%) have Zits. They amount to 0.14% of all the 63,938 people who have Zits on eHealthMe.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Zits * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :
Age of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :
Severity of Zits when taking Zyrtec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Zits ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (24 people, 27.59%)
- Contraception (12 people, 13.79%)
- Multiple allergies (7 people, 8.05%)
- Acne (6 people, 6.90%)
- Asthma (4 people, 4.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atarax (26 people, 29.89%)
- Elidel (24 people, 27.59%)
- Protopic (22 people, 25.29%)
- Albuterol (22 people, 25.29%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 25.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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