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Review: could Valtrex cause Vomiting?

Summary: Vomiting could be caused by Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Herpes zoster.

We study 15,361 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,090 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting and more.

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Valtrex

Valtrex (latest outcomes from 16,408 users) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes.

Vomiting

Vomiting (latest reports from 1,060,562 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 15,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 1,090 people (7.14%) have Vomiting. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,060,500 people who have Vomiting on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vomiting in Valtrex reports

Time on Valtrex when people have Vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vomiting93.17%2.42%0.00%1.54%1.98%0.44%0.44%

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Valtrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vomiting0.00%0.20%3.15%7.72%7.82%12.89%18.88%49.34%

Severity of Vomiting when taking Valtrex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vomiting0.00%57.14%28.57%14.29%

How people recovered from Vomiting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vomiting0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Herpes zoster (369 people, 33.85%)
  2. Hypertension (133 people, 12.20%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (56 people, 5.14%)
  4. Pain (55 people, 5.05%)
  5. Contraception (43 people, 3.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (128 people, 11.74%)
  2. Nexium (109 people, 10.00%)
  3. Levaquin (104 people, 9.54%)
  4. Norvasc (100 people, 9.17%)
  5. Vicodin (97 people, 8.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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