Review: taking Valacyclovir and Naproxen together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Valacyclovir and Naproxen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valacyclovir and Naproxen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 462 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Valacyclovir

Valacyclovir has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in herpes zoster. (latest outcomes from Valacyclovir 4,857 users)

Naproxen

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 27,338 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

462 people who take Valacyclovir, Naproxen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valacyclovir and Naproxen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Valacyclovir:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Naproxen:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Valacyclovir:
  • female: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Naproxen:
  • female: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Valacyclovir:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Naproxen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • toxic induced encephalopathy
  • dysarthria
  • hypoaesthesia
  • speech disorder
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • blood urea increased
  • delusion
  • diplopia
1 - 6 months:
  • alopecia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • hair disorder
  • madarosis
  • abortion spontaneous
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • amenorrhoea
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
6 - 12 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • lung infection
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • tobacco withdrawal symptoms
1 - 2 years:
  • arterial disorder
  • blood pressure increased
  • carotid artery occlusion
  • carotid artery thrombosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • facial palsy
  • hemiparesis
  • hyperphagia
  • ulcer
  • weight increased
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • alopecia
  • depression
  • hair disorder
  • insomnia
  • madarosis
  • suicidal ideation
  • chest pain
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
5 - 10 years:
  • pain - knee
  • tobacco withdrawal symptoms
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • cardiac disorder
  • dyspepsia
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • blood glucose decreased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cholelithiasis
  • convulsion
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • nausea
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • injury
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • urinary tract infection
  • back pain
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dental caries
  • nephrolithiasis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • injury
  • back pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • emotional disorder
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • drug ineffective
  • euphoric mood
  • hostility
  • impulsive behaviour
  • intentional overdose
20-29:
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • conjunctivitis viral
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • herpes zoster
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
  • gastritis
  • herpes simplex
30-39:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fatigue
  • gallbladder disorder
  • cholecystitis acute
40-49:
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • pain
  • general physical health deterioration
  • palpitations
  • dyskinesia
  • blood glucose increased
50-59:
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • osteoarthritis
  • anxiety
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • urinary tract infection
60+:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • bone disorder
  • injury
  • pain in extremity
  • pneumonia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • fall
  • paraesthesia
  • dental caries

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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