Zovirax and Influenza b - from FDA reports


Influenza b is found among people who take Zovirax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Famotidine, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,377 people who have side effects when taking Zovirax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 20, 2018

8,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Zovirax.
Among them, 20 people (0.24%) have Influenza b


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zovirax cause Influenza b?

Time on Zovirax when people have Influenza b *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Influenza b when taking Zovirax *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Influenza b when taking Zovirax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5 %
  • 40-49: 5 %
  • 50-59: 30 %
  • 60+: 60 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 9 people, 45.00%
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 7 people, 35.00%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 7 people, 35.00%
  4. Hypogammaglobulinaemia (an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection): 4 people, 20.00%
  5. Pain: 2 people, 10.00%
  6. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 2 people, 10.00%
  7. Bacterial Infection: 2 people, 10.00%
  8. Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood): 2 people, 10.00%
  9. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 1 person, 5.00%
  10. Back Pain: 1 person, 5.00%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Famotidine: 12 people, 60.00%
  2. Gabapentin: 8 people, 40.00%
  3. Prozac: 8 people, 40.00%
  4. Revlimid: 8 people, 40.00%
  5. Lipitor: 8 people, 40.00%
  6. Nexium: 8 people, 40.00%
  7. Nasacort Aq: 7 people, 35.00%
  8. Plavix: 7 people, 35.00%
  9. Femhrt: 7 people, 35.00%
  10. Nystatin: 7 people, 35.00%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 12 people, 60.00%
  2. Fall: 8 people, 40.00%
  3. Pain: 8 people, 40.00%
  4. Dizziness: 8 people, 40.00%
  5. Swallowing Difficulty: 8 people, 40.00%
  6. Headache (pain in head): 8 people, 40.00%
  7. Excoriation (to tear or wear off the skin of): 7 people, 35.00%
  8. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased: 7 people, 35.00%
  9. Rhinalgia (pain in the nose): 7 people, 35.00%
  10. Sensation Of Foreign Body: 7 people, 35.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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