Review: could Famvir cause Back Pain?


Back pain is found among people who take Famvir, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Insomnia . We study 1,804 people who have side effects while taking Famvir from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Famvir has active ingredients of famciclovir. It is often used in herpes zoster. (latest outcomes from Famvir 2,168 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 126,425 Back pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

1,804 people reported to have side effects when taking Famvir.
Among them, 66 people (3.66%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Famvir cause Back pain?

Time on Famvir when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 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 Back Pain when taking Famvir *:

  • female: 58.06 %
  • male: 41.94 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Famvir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.52 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.35 %
  • 40-49: 13.04 %
  • 50-59: 47.83 %
  • 60+: 28.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (13 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (12 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (10 people)
  • Nausea (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (31 people)
  • Nexium (25 people)
  • Levaquin (22 people)
  • Navelbine (19 people)
  • Dexamethasone (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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