Valtrex and Iritis - from FDA reports


Iritis is found among people who take Valtrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Femara, and have Eye disorder. This review analyzes which people have Iritis 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 Dec, 13, 2017

22,320 people reported to have side effects when taking Valtrex.
Among them, 19 people (0.09%) have Iritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valtrex cause Iritis?

Gender of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex *:

  • female: 63.16 %
  • male: 36.84 %

Age of people who have Iritis when taking Valtrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 13.33 %
  • 20-29: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Eye Disorder (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy (1 person, 5.26%)
  • Gastric Disorder (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Percocet (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Metoclopramide (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Femara (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Gemzar (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Fall (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Rashes (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Headache (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Fever (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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