Review: could Zyrtec cause Zits (Acne)?
Summary: Zits is found among people who take Zyrtec, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Atarax, and have Eczema.
We study 27,689 people who have side effects while taking Zyrtec from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Zits. Find out below who they are, when they have Zits and more.
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Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,965 Zyrtec users)
Zits (pimple/small skin inflammations or lesions/acne) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease. (latest reports from 30,206 Zits patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 27,689 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 89 people (0.32%) have Zits.
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, 26.97%)
- Contraception (12 people, 13.48%)
- Multiple allergies (7 people, 7.87%)
- Acne (6 people, 6.74%)
- Asthma (4 people, 4.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atarax (26 people, 29.21%)
- Elidel (24 people, 26.97%)
- Albuterol (22 people, 24.72%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 24.72%)
- Protopic (22 people, 24.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Ginkgo Biloba, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Armour Thyroid, Plaquenil, Benicar for a 68-year old woman with Blood Thinner, Allergy, Hypothyroidism, Pml, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Itchy Rash On Arms And Chest
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 33-year old woman with Neuropathy - Femoral Nerve. The patient has Cystic Acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin))
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 25-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Stomach Pain, Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth), Acne (skin problems that cause pimples), Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Zyrtec for a 1-year old boy with Rhinitis. The patient has Hair Growth Abnormal, Swollen Tear Duct (swelling of tear duct in eye), Watery Eyes (excess tearing from eye)
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