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Review: could Valtrex cause Eczema?





Summary: Eczema 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 Cyanocobalamin, and have Herpes zoster.

We study 15,391 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Eczema. Find out below who they are, when they have Eczema and more.

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Valtrex

Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. (latest outcomes from Valtrex 16,438 users)

Eczema

Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, crohn's disease, asthma.(latest reports from Eczema 9,653 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 15,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 26 people (0.17%) have Eczema.

Trend of Eczema in Valtrex reports

Time on Valtrex when people have Eczema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eczema90.91%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%

Age of people who have Eczema when taking Valtrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eczema0.00%0.00%0.00%23.53%5.88%5.88%29.41%35.29%

Severity of Eczema when taking Valtrex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eczema0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eczema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Herpes zoster (6 people, 23.08%)
  2. Genital herpes (6 people, 23.08%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 11.54%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (3 people, 11.54%)
  5. Hypertension (3 people, 11.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cyanocobalamin (4 people, 15.38%)
  2. Zometa (3 people, 11.54%)
  3. Omeprazole (3 people, 11.54%)
  4. Norvasc (3 people, 11.54%)
  5. Bezatol sr (3 people, 11.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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