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 Lasix, and have Herpes zoster . We study 657 people who have side effects while taking Famciclovir from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 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 Famciclovir 717 users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, pain, abasia, cardiac failure congestive, anhedonia (latest reports from 35,855 Confusion patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

657 people reported to have side effects when taking Famciclovir.
Among them, 8 people (1.22%) have Confusion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Famciclovir cause Confusion?

Time on Famciclovir when people have Confusion *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Famciclovir *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Famciclovir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Herpes Zoster (3 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (3 people)
  • Lisinopril (3 people)
  • Lasix (3 people)
  • Limaprost (2 people)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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