Valtrex and Dry eyes - from FDA reports
Dry eyes is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Dry eyes with Valtrex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,810 people who have side effects when taking Valtrex from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 04, 2017
21,810 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 88 people (0.4%) have Dry Eyes
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Valtrex when people have Dry Eyes *:
- < 1 month: 82.35 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.65 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry Eyes when taking Valtrex *:
- female: 70.45 %
- male: 29.55 %
Age of people who have Dry Eyes when taking Valtrex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 22.86 %
- 20-29: 4.29 %
- 30-39: 2.86 %
- 40-49: 31.43 %
- 50-59: 12.86 %
- 60+: 25.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (7 people, 7.95%)
- Acne (7 people, 7.95%)
- Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 6.82%)
- Pain (5 people, 5.68%)
- Depression (5 people, 5.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (26 people, 29.55%)
- Zometa (19 people, 21.59%)
- Accutane (19 people, 21.59%)
- Zithromax (18 people, 20.45%)
- Aredia (18 people, 20.45%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 46.59%)
- Headache (40 people, 45.45%)
- Pain (37 people, 42.05%)
- Fatigue (31 people, 35.23%)
- Dizziness (26 people, 29.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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