Could Valtrex cause Vomiting - from FDA reports


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 Nexium, and have Herpes zoster . We study 20,866 people who have side effects while taking Valtrex from FDA. Among them, 1,171 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 22,147 users)

Vomiting

Vomiting has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 234,754 Vomiting patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

20,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 1,171 people (5.61%) have Vomiting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valtrex cause Vomiting?

Time on Valtrex when people have Vomiting *:

  • < 1 month: 92.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.65 %
  • 10+ years: 0.44 %

Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Valtrex *:

  • female: 74.01 %
  • male: 25.99 %

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Valtrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 2.87 %
  • 20-29: 8.2 %
  • 30-39: 8.6 %
  • 40-49: 11.76 %
  • 50-59: 18.58 %
  • 60+: 49.51 %

Severity of Vomiting **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (117 people, 9.99%)
  • Ambien (115 people, 9.82%)
  • Levaquin (114 people, 9.74%)
  • Zometa (113 people, 9.65%)
  • Aspirin (106 people, 9.05%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (145 people, 12.38%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (74 people, 6.32%)
  • Pain (69 people, 5.89%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (768 people, 65.58%)
  • Diarrhea (254 people, 21.69%)
  • Dizziness (252 people, 21.52%)
  • Pain (234 people, 19.98%)
  • Fever (226 people, 19.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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