Review: could Valtrex cause Iritis?


Iritis is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Femara, and have Metastases to bone . We study 17,133 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Iritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Iritis and more.

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Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in herpes zoster. (latest outcomes from Valtrex 18,349 users)


Iritis (painful inflammation of the iris of the eye) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, glaucoma, diarrhea, visual acuity reduced, fatigue (latest reports from 5,868 Iritis patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

17,133 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 14 people (0.08%) have Iritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valtrex cause Iritis?

Gender of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 20 %
  • 20-29: 10 %
  • 30-39: 10 %
  • 40-49: 50 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 10 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (3 people)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (2 people)
  • Pyoderma (1 person)
  • Neuropathy (1 person)
  • Multiple Myeloma (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (4 people)
  • Percocet (4 people)
  • Metoclopramide (4 people)
  • Femara (4 people)
  • Valaciclovir (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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