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Review: could Famciclovir cause Confusion?

Summary: Confusion is found among people who take Famciclovir, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Herpes zoster.

We study 676 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

Famciclovir has active ingredients of famciclovir. It is often used in herpes zoster. (latest outcomes from 734 Famciclovir users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,466 Confusion patients)

On Jan, 16, 2015: 676 people reported to have side effects when taking Famciclovir. Among them, 10 people (1.48%) have Confusion.

Trend of Confusion in Famciclovir reports

Time on Famciclovir when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Famciclovir * :

FemaleMale
Confusion60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Famciclovir * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%87.50%

Severity of Confusion when taking Famciclovir ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Herpes zoster (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (1 people, 10.00%)
  3. Pain (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Lasix (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Sustiva (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Candesartan cilexetil (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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