Valproate sodium and Herpes simplex - from FDA reports


Herpes simplex is found among people who take Valproate sodium, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Clozaril, and have Schizophrenia. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,792 people who have side effects when taking Valproate sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 17, 2018

13,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproate sodium.
Among them, 11 people (0.08%) have Herpes simplex


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valproate sodium cause Herpes simplex?

Gender of people who have Herpes simplex when taking Valproate sodium *:

  • female: 27.27 %
  • male: 72.73 %

Age of people who have Herpes simplex when taking Valproate sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 12.5 %
  • 10-19: 12.5 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 75.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 4 people, 36.36%
  2. Thyroid Diseases: 3 people, 27.27%
  3. Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 3 people, 27.27%
  4. Psychotic Disorder: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Constipation: 3 people, 27.27%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Famotidine: 3 people, 27.27%
  2. Clozaril: 3 people, 27.27%
  3. Leustatin: 2 people, 18.18%
  4. Lamictal: 2 people, 18.18%
  5. Fluconazole: 2 people, 18.18%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Erythema Multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction): 5 people, 45.45%
  2. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased: 4 people, 36.36%
  3. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure): 4 people, 36.36%
  4. White Blood Cell Count Increased: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Rashes (redness): 3 people, 27.27%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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