Valtrex and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Valtrex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,320 people who have side effects when taking Valtrex from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

22,320 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 1,063 people (4.76%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valtrex cause Diarrhea?

Time on Valtrex when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 80.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.94 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Valtrex *:

  • female: 65.28 %
  • male: 34.72 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Valtrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 2.62 %
  • 20-29: 5.01 %
  • 30-39: 9.23 %
  • 40-49: 12.87 %
  • 50-59: 19.13 %
  • 60+: 50.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (182 people, 17.12%)
  • High Blood Pressure (105 people, 9.88%)
  • Preventive Health Care (83 people, 7.81%)
  • Pain (71 people, 6.68%)
  • Nausea (51 people, 4.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (154 people, 14.49%)
  • Lasix (144 people, 13.55%)
  • Revlimid (119 people, 11.19%)
  • Protonix (110 people, 10.35%)
  • Aspirin (110 people, 10.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (352 people, 33.11%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (284 people, 26.72%)
  • Fatigue (271 people, 25.49%)
  • Fever (220 people, 20.70%)
  • Weakness (186 people, 17.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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