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Review: could Valtrex cause Migraine?

Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain.

We study 15,390 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

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Valtrex

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

Trend of valtrex reports

Migraine

Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 47,669 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.

Trend of Migraine reports

On Nov, 1, 2014: 15,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 148 people (0.96%) have Migraine.

Trend of Migraine in Valtrex reports

Time on Valtrex when people have Migraine * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine42.86%14.29%14.29%14.29%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Valtrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%2.03%23.65%15.54%44.59%8.78%5.41%

Severity of Migraine when taking Valtrex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Migraine0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Migraine0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (42 people, 28.38%)
  2. Migraine (32 people, 21.62%)
  3. Depression (24 people, 16.22%)
  4. Muscle spasms (21 people, 14.19%)
  5. Intervertebral disc degeneration (20 people, 13.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (38 people, 25.68%)
  2. Percocet (36 people, 24.32%)
  3. Miralax (32 people, 21.62%)
  4. Neurontin (29 people, 19.59%)
  5. Ibuprofen (27 people, 18.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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