Review: could Valtrex cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 15,399 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 663 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. (latest outcomes from 16,447 Valtrex users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,351 Diarrhea patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 15,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 663 people (4.31%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Valtrex when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Valtrex * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Valtrex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (86 people, 12.97%)
- Herpes zoster (75 people, 11.31%)
- Hypertension (70 people, 10.56%)
- Pain (48 people, 7.24%)
- Herpes virus infection (40 people, 6.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (132 people, 19.91%)
- Zometa (121 people, 18.25%)
- Lasix (112 people, 16.89%)
- Ambien (89 people, 13.42%)
- Protonix (89 people, 13.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of side effects of Cyclogyl for a 52-year old woman with Eye Redness. The patient has Diarrhoea
- A study of drug interactions between Ditropan, Macrodantin for a 62-year old woman with Paraplegia, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Diarrhoea, Abdominal Cramps
- A study of side effects of Lantus for a 75-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Diarrhea, Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Novolog
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