Could Valtrex cause Migraine - from FDA reports
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 20,581 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA. Among them, 199 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. (latest outcomes from Valtrex 22,158 users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,281 Migraine patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
20,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 199 people (0.97%) have Migraine
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Valtrex when people have Migraine *:
- < 1 month: 42.86 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 14.29 %
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Valtrex *:
- female: 92.89 %
- male: 7.11 %
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Valtrex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.59 %
- 20-29: 14.37 %
- 30-39: 13.77 %
- 40-49: 43.71 %
- 50-59: 13.17 %
- 60+: 11.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (49 people, 24.62%)
- Depression (29 people, 14.57%)
- Muscle Spasms (22 people, 11.06%)
- Constipation (22 people, 11.06%)
- Birth Control (21 people, 10.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (46 people, 23.12%)
- Percocet (42 people, 21.11%)
- Neurontin (34 people, 17.09%)
- Miralax (33 people, 16.58%)
- Ibuprofen (33 people, 16.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (73 people, 36.68%)
- Nausea (73 people, 36.68%)
- Pain (69 people, 34.67%)
- Headache (59 people, 29.65%)
- Fatigue (58 people, 29.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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