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Review: could Valtrex cause Vomiting (Nausea and vomiting)?





Summary: Vomiting is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Herpes zoster.

We study 15,391 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 966 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting 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 16,438 users)

Vomiting

Vomiting has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Vomiting 179,280 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 15,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex. Among them, 1,090 people (7.08%) have Vomiting.

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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