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Acyclovir

Popular Brands: : Acyclovir, Zovirax, Aciclovir, Acyclovir Sodium, Acic
Official FDA Reports125,921
Social Media Events466
Total Posts590
Avg. Review Score3.91/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Acyclovir
Manufacturers
  • Dava Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • Innocutis Holdings Llc
  • Valeant International Bermuda

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Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Acyclovir Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Acyclovir

Chest Pain

Side Effects: fainting spells, chest pain , low blood pressure, further kidney damage, infections followed up with fungal infections. I now am taking 1000 mg of L-Lysiene (natural food store or grocer...


Source: Zovirax (Acyclovir)

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Hypotension

Side Effects: fainting spells, chest pain, low blood pressure , further kidney damage, infections followed up with fungal infections. I now am taking 1000 mg of L-Lysiene (natural food store or grocer...


Source: Zovirax (Acyclovir)

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Syncope

Side Effects: fainting spells, chest pain, low blood pressure, further kidney damage, infections followed up with fungal infections. I now am taking 1000 mg of L-Lysiene (natural food store or grocer...


Source: Zovirax (Acyclovir)

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Arthralgia, Back pain, Headache, Nausea, Pain, Hypoaesthesia, Dry mouth, Insomnia, Oedema, Restlessness, Tenderness, Vision blurred, Decreased appetite

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 19, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: the first pill cause numbness immediately in my left arm and joint pain in the wrist by day two I have severe swelling(bright red hot skin) and tight skin on both legs. Nausea, loss of ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 18, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: None A literal life saver. Eczema Herpeticum is a nasty illness and was only getting worse without treatment.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Back pain, Vision blurred

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Blurred vision, mild lower back pain Stuff works amazing!!, i got diagnosed with HSV-2 about 2 years ago. I always dealt with outbreaks constantly. I seemed to always get the...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: No noticeable side effects I was taking Valtrex for nearly six months at different dosages and it barely taking away any of my symptoms so finally I decided to go with a diffe...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue, Dry skin, Discomfort, Feeling drunk, Muscular weakness

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on May 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: I feel so ill, ive only taken 1 tablet, ive left it for 6 hours to take another one. I feel disorantated, weak, very tired, like im not on earth. My mouth is very dry. I feel my heart p...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Asthenia, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Abdominal discomfort

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on April 9, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Headache,nausea,stomach pain , feeling weak. Muscles feel tired. Feeling very icky Cleared up my breakout in 4 to 5 days

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Euphoric mood, Abdominal distension, Abdominal pain upper, Fluid retention, Migraine, Oedema

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Extreme stomach ache. Shakes.migraine.light headed. Extreme bloat.swollen face.water retension Does the job. Cleared oral outbreak on 4 days

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Aggression, Diarrhoea, Insomnia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Insomnia,diarrhea,headaches,slight aggression This was my first shingles outbreak I would pair thus with some type of sedative if you have insomnia like me

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Nausea

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 17, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Nauseous everyday, bad tummy, headaches

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Decreased appetite, Headache, Fatigue, Euphoric mood

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 14, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Headaches dire, loss of appetite. V tired and uninterested. Light head. All worth it. Shingles can blind or deafen permanently. Halted it so far.


Additional Drug Information


* Warning: The facts and figures contained in these reports are accurate to the best of our capability; however, our metrics are only meant to augment your medical knowledge, and should never be used as the sole basis for selecting a new medication. As with any medical decision, be sure to work with your doctor to ensure the best choices are made for your condition.

* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.