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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 27,667 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

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 29,942 users)

Zits

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 Zits 28,305 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 27,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 89 people (0.32%) 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
Zits14.29%14.29%0.00%0.00%42.86%28.57%0.00%

Gender of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :

FemaleMale
Zits82.61%17.39%

Age of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zits0.00%0.00%7.06%25.88%38.82%10.59%3.53%14.12%

Severity of Zits when taking Zyrtec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Zits14.29%57.14%28.57%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, 26.97%)
  2. Contraception (12 people, 13.48%)
  3. Multiple allergies (7 people, 7.87%)
  4. Acne (6 people, 6.74%)
  5. Asthma (4 people, 4.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atarax (26 people, 29.21%)
  2. Elidel (24 people, 26.97%)
  3. Albuterol (22 people, 24.72%)
  4. Prednisone (22 people, 24.72%)
  5. Protopic (22 people, 24.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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