Review: could Acyclovir cause Upset Stomach?


Summary

Upset stomach is found among people who take Acyclovir, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluconazole, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 23,314 people who have side effects while taking Acyclovir from FDA and social media. Among them, 909 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.

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Acyclovir

Acyclovir has active ingredients of acyclovir. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Acyclovir 23,946 users)

Upset Stomach

Upset stomach has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 227,236 Upset stomach patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

23,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Acyclovir.
Among them, 909 people (3.9%) have Upset Stomach


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acyclovir cause Upset stomach?

Time on Acyclovir when people have Upset Stomach *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.39 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Upset Stomach when taking Acyclovir *:

  • female: 58.81 %
  • male: 41.19 %

Age of people who have Upset Stomach when taking Acyclovir *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 2.98 %
  • 10-19: 6.5 %
  • 20-29: 6.09 %
  • 30-39: 8.39 %
  • 40-49: 16.64 %
  • 50-59: 20.97 %
  • 60+: 38.29 %

Severity if Upset Stomach when taking Acyclovir **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Upset Stomach **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (132 people, 14.52%)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (70 people, 7.70%)
  • Prophylaxis (56 people, 6.16%)
  • Hiv Infection (48 people, 5.28%)
  • Pain (47 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fluconazole (190 people, 20.90%)
  • Dexamethasone (141 people, 15.51%)
  • Omeprazole (130 people, 14.30%)
  • Zometa (126 people, 13.86%)
  • Prednisone (124 people, 13.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (622 people, 68.43%)
  • Diarrhoea (327 people, 35.97%)
  • Pyrexia (280 people, 30.80%)
  • Abdominal Pain (199 people, 21.89%)
  • Headache (185 people, 20.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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