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 27,693 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 29,978 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 30,223 Zits patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 27,693 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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