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Review: could Valtrex cause Dry eyes?

Summary: Dry eyes is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Acne. We study 15,402 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Dry eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eyes and more.

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Valtrex

Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. (latest outcomes from 16,451 Valtrex users)

Dry eyes

Dry Eyes (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, acne, depression. (latest reports from 10,656 Dry Eyes patients)

On Apr, 22, 2015: 15,400 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 64 people (0.42%) have Dry Eyes.

Trend of Dry eyes in Valtrex reports

Time on Valtrex when people have Dry eyes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eyes65.00%0.00%5.00%15.00%0.00%10.00%5.00%

Age of people who have Dry eyes when taking Valtrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%29.09%3.64%3.64%43.64%3.64%16.36%

Severity of Dry eyes when taking Valtrex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eyes20.00%20.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Dry eyes ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (6 people, 9.38%)
  2. Depression (5 people, 7.81%)
  3. Herpes simplex (5 people, 7.81%)
  4. Erectile dysfunction (4 people, 6.25%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (23 people, 35.94%)
  2. Accutane (18 people, 28.12%)
  3. Zithromax (15 people, 23.44%)
  4. Aredia (15 people, 23.44%)
  5. Zometa (14 people, 21.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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