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Review: could Zyrtec cause Zits?

We study 27,582 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Zits. Find out below who they are, when they have Zits and more.

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Zyrtec

Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,849 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Zits

Zits (pimple/small skin inflammations or lesions/acne) (latest reports from 61,694 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.

On Mar, 22, 2014: 27,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 87 people (0.32%) have Zits. They amount to 0.14% of all the 62,507 people who have Zits.

Trend of Zits in Zyrtec reports

Time on Zyrtec when people have Zits * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Zits16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :

FemaleMale
Zits83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zits0.00%0.00%7.23%26.51%39.76%9.64%3.61%13.25%

Severity of Zits when taking Zyrtec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Zits20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Zits ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Zits0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (24 people, 27.59%)
  2. Contraception (12 people, 13.79%)
  3. Multiple allergies (7 people, 8.05%)
  4. Acne (6 people, 6.90%)
  5. Asthma (4 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atarax (26 people, 29.89%)
  2. Elidel (24 people, 27.59%)
  3. Protopic (22 people, 25.29%)
  4. Albuterol (22 people, 25.29%)
  5. Prednisone (22 people, 25.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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