Will you have Ovarian cyst with Famvir - from FDA reports


Ovarian cyst is found among people who take Famvir, especially for people who are 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aredia, and have Breast cancer metastatic. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,632 people who have side effects when taking Famvir from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on famciclovir (the active ingredients of Famvir) and Famvir (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Ovarian cyst are also considered in the study.

What is Famvir?

Famvir has active ingredients of famciclovir. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from Famvir 2,721 users)

What is Ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst (fluid filled sac of the ovary) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, crohn's disease (latest reports from 11,702 Ovarian cyst patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 14, 2019

2,632 people reported to have side effects when taking Famvir.
Among them, 28 people (1.06%) have Ovarian cyst

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Famvir cause Ovarian cyst?

Time on Famvir when people have Ovarian cyst *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ovarian cyst when taking Famvir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 29.63 %
  • 50-59: 40.74 %
  • 60+: 3.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Breast Cancer: 7 people, 25.00%
  2. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 7 people, 25.00%
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood): 6 people, 21.43%
  4. Lupus Nephritis (a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder that may affect kidney tissue): 6 people, 21.43%
  5. Pain: 6 people, 21.43%
  6. Cough: 5 people, 17.86%
  7. Dry Mouth: 5 people, 17.86%
  8. Fever: 5 people, 17.86%
  9. Fungal Skin Infection: 5 people, 17.86%
  10. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 5 people, 17.86%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 14 people, 50.00%
  2. Aredia: 14 people, 50.00%
  3. Taxol: 13 people, 46.43%
  4. Synthroid: 13 people, 46.43%
  5. Ativan: 12 people, 42.86%
  6. Decadron: 12 people, 42.86%
  7. Diflucan: 11 people, 39.29%
  8. Lasix: 9 people, 32.14%
  9. Coumadin: 9 people, 32.14%
  10. Folic Acid: 8 people, 28.57%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 20 people, 71.43%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 20 people, 71.43%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 19 people, 67.86%
  4. Pain: 19 people, 67.86%
  5. Fungal Infection: 17 people, 60.71%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 17 people, 60.71%
  7. Weakness: 14 people, 50.00%
  8. Diarrhea: 14 people, 50.00%
  9. Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung): 13 people, 46.43%
  10. Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets): 13 people, 46.43%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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