Valtrex and Enlarged heart - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Enlarged heart is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Valtrex and have Enlarged heart. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,398 people who have side effects when taking Valtrex 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, 23, 2022

32,398 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 115 people (0.35%) have Enlarged heart.


What is Valtrex?

Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. eHealthMe is studying from 34,253 Valtrex users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Enlarged heart?

Enlarged heart is found to be associated with 2,154 drugs and 1,502 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Valtrex and Enlarged heart reports submitted per year:

Could Valtrex cause Enlarged heart?

Time on Valtrex when people have Enlarged heart *:

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Gender of people who have Enlarged heart when taking Valtrex*:

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Age of people who have Enlarged heart when taking Valtrex *:

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Common drugs people take besides Valtrex *:

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Common side effects people have besides Enlarged heart *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Valtrex and have Enlarged heart?

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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 valacyclovir hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Valtrex) and Valtrex (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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