Acyclovir and Anger - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Anger is found among people who take Acyclovir, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Acyclovir and have Anger. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,814 people who have side effects when taking Acyclovir from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.

On May, 04, 2022

22,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Acyclovir.
Among them, 28 people (0.12%) have Anger.

What is Acyclovir?

Acyclovir has active ingredients of acyclovir. It is often used in herpes simplex. eHealthMe is studying from 24,243 Acyclovir users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Anger?

Anger is found to be associated with 2,089 drugs and 1,560 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Acyclovir and Anger reports submitted per year:

Could Acyclovir cause Anger?

Time on Acyclovir when people have Anger *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anger when taking Acyclovir *:

  • female: 28.57 %
  • male: 71.43 %

Age of people who have Anger when taking Acyclovir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 18.18 %
  • 40-49: 36.36 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Acyclovir *:

  1. Paxil: 12 people, 42.86%
  2. Sonata: 7 people, 25.00%
  3. Amoxicillin: 7 people, 25.00%
  4. Viramune: 7 people, 25.00%
  5. Trizivir: 7 people, 25.00%
  6. Lovenox: 6 people, 21.43%
  7. Motrin: 6 people, 21.43%
  8. Nizoral: 6 people, 21.43%
  9. Prednisone: 6 people, 21.43%
  10. Prozac: 6 people, 21.43%

Common side effects people have besides Anger *:

  1. Depression: 19 people, 67.86%
  2. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 17 people, 60.71%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 17 people, 60.71%
  4. Suicidal Ideation: 16 people, 57.14%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 16 people, 57.14%
  6. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 15 people, 53.57%
  7. Dizziness: 14 people, 50.00%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 14 people, 50.00%
  9. Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation): 13 people, 46.43%
  10. Drug Dependence: 13 people, 46.43%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Depression: 9 people, 32.14%
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 6 people, 21.43%
  3. Hiv Infection: 6 people, 21.43%
  4. Pain: 4 people, 14.29%
  5. Quit Smoking: 2 people, 7.14%
  6. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)): 2 people, 7.14%
  7. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 2 people, 7.14%
  8. Endometriosis (appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain): 2 people, 7.14%
  9. Rashes (redness): 2 people, 7.14%
  10. Vitamin B Complex Deficiency: 1 person, 3.57%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Acyclovir and have Anger?

Check whether Anger is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on acyclovir (the active ingredients of Acyclovir) and Acyclovir (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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