Acyclovir and Substance abuse - from FDA reports


Substance abuse is found among people who take Acyclovir, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Chantix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Substance abuse with Acyclovir. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,751 people who have side effects when taking Acyclovir from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

22,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Acyclovir.
Among them, 19 people (0.08%) have Substance abuse

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acyclovir cause Substance abuse?

Gender of people who have Substance abuse when taking Acyclovir *:

  • female: 31.58 %
  • male: 68.42 %

Age of people who have Substance abuse when taking Acyclovir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.75 %
  • 30-39: 18.75 %
  • 40-49: 31.25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 31.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Hepatitis C (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Quit Smoking (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Neurontin (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Chantix (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Oxycontin (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Atenolol (7 people, 36.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (19 people, 100.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Pain (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Hallucinations (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 36.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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