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Review: could Valtrex cause Iritis (Uveitis)?

Summary: Iritis is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Taxotere, and have Bone marrow transplant.

We study 15,395 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Iritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Iritis and more.

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Valtrex

Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. (latest outcomes from 16,444 Valtrex users)

Iritis

Iritis (painful inflammation of the iris of the eye) has been reported by people with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration, osteoporosis, uveitis. (latest reports from 4,599 Iritis patients)

On Jan, 23, 2015: 15,395 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Iritis.

Trend of Iritis in Valtrex reports

Time on Valtrex when people have Iritis * :

n/a

Age of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Iritis0.00%0.00%25.00%12.50%0.00%62.50%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Iritis when taking Valtrex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Iritis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone marrow transplant (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Metastases to bone (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lipids increased (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Herpes ophthalmic (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Neuropathy (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Taxotere (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Activase (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Coumadin (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Megace (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Celebrex (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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