A study for a 23 year old woman who takes Zyrtec - from FDA reports

2,795 females aged 23 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 23 year old female patient who has Allergies. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 13, 2018

2,795 females aged 23 (±5) who take Zyrtec are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Zyrtec for a 23-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 23
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Allergies
  • Drugs taken:
    • Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Tinnitus(a ringing in the ears): 7 (0.25% of females aged 23 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Nausea(feeling of having an urge to vomit): 201 (7.19% of females aged 23 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Consciousness - decreased
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. High blood pressure
1 - 6 months:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  3. Chest pain
  4. Dyspnea exertional
  5. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pain
  2. Constipation
  3. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus)
  4. Pruritus generalised (generalized itching)
  5. Itching
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Pain
  3. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  4. Itching
  5. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)
  2. Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure)
  3. Depression
  4. Stress and anxiety
  5. Pruritus generalised (generalized itching)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  2. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  3. Itching
  4. Reflux gastritis (a condition in which the lining of a person's stomach becomes inflamed as a result of exposure to bile)
  5. Abdominal pain
10+ years:
  1. Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)
  2. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  3. Abnormal dreams
  4. Pain
  5. Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
not specified:
  1. Pain
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Abdominal pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Birth Control : 400 people, 14.31%
  2. Hypersensitivity : 278 people, 9.95%
  3. Asthma : 243 people, 8.69%
  4. Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents): 198 people, 7.08%
  5. Seasonal Allergy (allergic condition due to certain season): 179 people, 6.40%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Singulair (312 people, 11.16%)
  2. Yasmin (288 people, 10.30%)
  3. Yaz (278 people, 9.95%)
  4. Albuterol (172 people, 6.15%)
  5. Humira (150 people, 5.37%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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