Review: Diarrhea in Valtrex
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 18, 2013)
Severity ratings: 1.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Diarrhea by studying 14,780 people who take Valtrex. We analyze: the time on Valtrex when people have Diarrhea, age of these people, the severity of Diarrhea, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Valtrex. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Valtrex (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is used in genital herpes, herpes simplex, herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex), herpes zoster, oral herpes. Commonly reported side effects of Valtrex include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, dizziness aggravated, renal failure acute.
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Nov, 18, 2013: 14,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 626 people (4.24%) 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 (84 people, 13.42%)
- Herpes zoster (71 people, 11.34%)
- Hypertension (68 people, 10.86%)
- Pain (47 people, 7.51%)
- Product used for unknown indication (42 people, 6.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (128 people, 20.45%)
- Zometa (111 people, 17.73%)
- Lasix (107 people, 17.09%)
- Protonix (85 people, 13.58%)
- Ambien (85 people, 13.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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