Review: could Zyrtec cause Zits?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,399 people who take Zyrtec. Among them, 87 have Zits. See who they are, when they have Zits and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,808 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies, allergic sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Zyrtec include nausea, nausea aggravated, pain exacerbated, fatigue, pain.
Zits (pimple/small skin inflammations or lesions/acne) (latest reports from 62,599 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 26,605 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyrtec. Among them, 86 people (0.32%) have Zits.
Time on Zyrtec when people have Zits * :
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Gender of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :
Age of people who have Zits when taking Zyrtec * :
Severity of Zits when taking Zyrtec ** :
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How people recovered from Zits ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (24 people, 27.91%)
- Contraception (12 people, 13.95%)
- Multiple allergies (7 people, 8.14%)
- Acne (6 people, 6.98%)
- Feeling abnormal (4 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atarax (26 people, 30.23%)
- Elidel (24 people, 27.91%)
- Protopic (22 people, 25.58%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 25.58%)
- Albuterol (22 people, 25.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Moved in USA last Oct 2013 from Japan. Started wheezing after active movement. Starts Flovent and Zyrtec everyday since then. ( not in Japan at all) Feb 2nd, starts tic- humming. Feb 27, starts another tic- sniffing. Ear pain stopped now. ( just for couple of days after stopped Flovent )
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