Will you have Aphthous ulcer with L-lysine - from FDA reports


Aphthous ulcer is reported only by a few people who take L-Lysine. We study 808 people who have side effects while taking L-lysine from FDA. Among them, 2 have Aphthous ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Aphthous ulcer and more.

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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.

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  • 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 lysine (the active ingredients of L-lysine) and L-lysine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Aphthous ulcer are also considered in the study.

What is L-lysine?

L-lysine has active ingredients of lysine. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from L-lysine 967 users)

What is Aphthous ulcer?

Aphthous ulcer (mouth ulcer) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, breast cancer, depression (latest reports from 2,273 Aphthous ulcer 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, 18, 2019

808 people reported to have side effects when taking L-lysine.
Among them, 2 people (0.25%) have Aphthous ulcer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could L-lysine cause Aphthous ulcer?

Gender of people who have Aphthous ulcer when taking L-lysine *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Aphthous ulcer when taking L-lysine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Hypersensitivity: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 1 person, 50.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Requip: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Nuvigil: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Flonase: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Celexa: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Benadryl: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Adderall: 1 person, 50.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Oropharyngeal Pain: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Food Allergy: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Drowsiness: 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Aphthous ulcer with L-lysine

Severity of Aphthous ulcer *:
  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Aphthous ulcer *:
  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %
Effectiveness of L-lysine when people have Aphthous ulcer *:
  • not at all: 0.0 %
  • somewhat: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • high: 0.0 %
  • very high: 0.0 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 100 %

* Approximation only.

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