Why ZYRTEC* (Cetirizine hydrochloride ) is Prescribed for Patients

Patient opinion of ZYRTEC: not satisfied (average rating score: 2.11)

(based on 1606 reviews )

Top 10 Reasons for taking ZYRTEC
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Reason # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Urticaria*44
2Seasonal allergy*20
3Hypersensitivity*16
4Sinusitis8
5Rhinitis allergic*8
6Pruritus*4
7Asthma*4
8Chronic sinusitis3
9Urticaria chronic2
10Eczema2

*Also included as reason for taking drug in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Top 20 Side Effects of ZYRTEC
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Side Effect # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Somnolence461
2Depression282
3Irritability248
4Fatigue*237
5Anger230
6Weight increased217
7Anxiety178
8Mood altered172
9Insomnia158
10Disturbance in attention145
11Lethargy141
12Crying116
13Mood swings116
14Headache*110
15Pruritus*100
16Abnormal dreams100
17Dizziness*99
18Aggression90
19Pain*66
20Psychotic disorder66

*Important! This side effect is also associated with Adverse Event Reports (serious reaction); Also see charts in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Please click here for Safety Information and FDA Adverse Events summary for ZYRTEC

Level of Satisfaction with ZYRTEC

Total Reviews: 1606 (Average Rating: 2.11)

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Ask a Patient Number of Reviews by Age

Total Reviews: 1606*

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Note: * Reports include 35 reviews of unknown age.

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* Reviews for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Cetirizine hydrochloride (Zyrtec allergy, Cetirizine hcl, Cetirizine, Childrens zyrtec, Alleroff, Being well allergy, Wal-zyr, 24 hour allergy, All day, Aptrizine, Best choice, Healthmart, H-e-b, Quality choice, Simply right, Zero allergy, Pedia care, Cetirizina, All day allergy, Zyrtec hives relief, Wal zyr, Childrens allergy, Zyrtec)

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