Could Valtrex cause Iritis - from FDA reports


Summary

Iritis is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Femara, and have Eye disorder . We study 20,581 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA. Among them, 18 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 Valtrex 22,147 users)

Iritis

Iritis (painful inflammation of the iris of the eye) has been reported by people with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, uveitis, multiple sclerosis, macular degeneration (latest reports from 7,887 Iritis patients).

On Dec, 04, 2016

20,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 18 people (0.09%) have Iritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valtrex cause Iritis?

Gender of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 35.71 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Percocet (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Metoclopramide (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Femara (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Aredia (3 people, 16.67%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Eye Disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Pyoderma (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (1 person, 5.56%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain In Extremity (7 people, 38.89%)
  • Fall (7 people, 38.89%)
  • Rashes (6 people, 33.33%)
  • Headache (6 people, 33.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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