Review: could Valtrex cause Diarrhea?
We study 15,381 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 710 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Valtrex (latest outcomes from 16,428 users) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,098,174 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 15,379 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 663 people (4.31%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,096,940 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Valtrex when people have Diarrhea * :
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Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Valtrex * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Valtrex ** :
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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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