Related topic: Famciclovir, Confusion
Review: could Famciclovir cause Confusion?
Summary: Confusion could be caused by Famciclovir, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Nexium, and have Herpes zoster.
We study 674 people who have side effects while taking Famciclovir from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.
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Famciclovir (latest outcomes from 731 users) has active ingredients of famciclovir. It is often used in herpes zoster.
Confusion (latest reports from 191,797 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.
On Apr, 18, 2014: 674 people reported to have side effects when taking Famciclovir. Among them, 10 people (1.48%) have Confusion. They amount to 0.01% of all the 191,777 people who have Confusion on eHealthMe.
Time on Famciclovir when people have Confusion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Famciclovir * :
Age of people who have Confusion when taking Famciclovir * :
Severity of Confusion when taking Famciclovir ** :
How people recovered from Confusion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Herpes zoster (3 people, 30.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 10.00%)
- Pain (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (3 people, 30.00%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 30.00%)
- Lasix (3 people, 30.00%)
- Sustiva (2 people, 20.00%)
- Candesartan cilexetil (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Famciclovir (famciclovir) is often used for herpes zoster. Find out below the conditions Famciclovir is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (3 hours ago):
Hard time functioning daily. very confused and have a hard time following directions. Very wobbly and off balance. Groggy.
aaron32 on Apr, 24, 2014:
Normally this happens when we have improper diet, have stressful schedule, drink too much beverages, less sleep or may be lack of sound sleep.
It is necessary at this point to pay attention
1. to have NUTRITIOUS diet.
2. to drink sufficient water.
3. to go to the bed on time so can have 6-8 hrs rest
4. Most important Meditiate. "Mindfullness in plane English" a book can help properly in this case.
5. Please choose slow but permanent solution rather than seeking tablets mostly sleeping pills as quick solution.
From this study (10 hours ago):
My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Highly confused and unable to speak clearly. I was discussing situations which were not reality.
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