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Zovirax (Acyclovir) - Herpes Zoster - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Herpes Zoster (9)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Zovirax (Acyclovir) where reactions include herpes zoster. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Zovirax side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-18

Patient: female, weighing 44.0 kg (96.8 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Granulocyte Count Decreased, General Physical Condition Abnormal, Lymphocyte Count Decreased, Herpes Zoster

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zovirax
    Administration route: Oral

Gilenya
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-17
    End date: 2012-07-02

Acyclovir
    Dosage: unk ukn, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-29

Other drugs received by patient: Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate; Imuran



Possible Zovirax side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Austria on 2012-04-03

Patient: 18 year old male, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Personality Change, Immune Reconstitution Syndrome, Encephalitis, Pyrexia, Impulsive Behaviour, Device Related Infection, Suicidal Ideation, Herpes Zoster, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Circulatory Collapse, Mood Swings, Dysphagia, Lymphopenia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Pancytopenia, Muscle Twitching, Epilepsy, Tremor, Dysarthria, Hypophagia, Vertigo

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zovirax
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-01-11
    End date: 2011-01-27

Zovirax
    Dosage: 800mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2010-07-18
    End date: 2010-12-26

Zovirax
    Dosage: 750mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-12-30
    End date: 2011-01-05

Zovirax
    Dosage: 600mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-08
    End date: 2011-01-11

Other drugs received by patient: Ganciclovir



Possible Zovirax side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Austria on 2012-03-19

Patient: 18 year old male, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Personality Change, Immune Reconstitution Syndrome, Encephalitis, Impulsive Behaviour, Pyrexia, Device Related Infection, Suicidal Ideation, Herpes Zoster, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Circulatory Collapse, Mood Swings, Dysphagia, Lymphopenia, Pancytopenia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Muscle Twitching, Epilepsy, Tremor, Dysarthria, Hypophagia, Vertigo

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zovirax
    Dosage: 800mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2010-07-18
    End date: 2010-12-26

Zovirax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-01-11
    End date: 2011-01-27

Zovirax
    Dosage: 600mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-08
    End date: 2011-01-11

Zovirax
    Dosage: 750mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-12-30
    End date: 2011-01-05

Other drugs received by patient: Ganciclovir



Possible Zovirax side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-02-27

Patient: 18 year old male, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Personality Change, Immune Reconstitution Syndrome, Encephalitis, Pyrexia, Device Related Infection, Impulsive Behaviour, Suicidal Ideation, Herpes Zoster, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Circulatory Collapse, Mood Swings, Dysphagia, Lymphopenia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Pancytopenia, Epilepsy, Muscle Twitching, Tremor, Dysarthria, Hypophagia, Vertigo

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zovirax
    Dosage: 800mg three times per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2010-06-18
    End date: 2010-12-26

Zovirax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-11
    End date: 2011-01-27

Zovirax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2010-12-31
    End date: 2010-12-31

Other drugs received by patient: Ganciclovir



Possible Zovirax side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-02-15

Patient: 18 year old male, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Personality Change, Immune Reconstitution Syndrome, Encephalitis, Pyrexia, Device Related Infection, Impulsive Behaviour, Herpes Zoster, Suicidal Ideation, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Circulatory Collapse, Mood Swings, Dysphagia, Lymphopenia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Pancytopenia, Muscle Twitching, Epilepsy, Tremor, Dysarthria, Hypophagia, Vertigo

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zovirax



Possible Zovirax side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-02-01

Patient: 18 year old male, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Circulatory Collapse, Encephalitis, Muscle Twitching, Epilepsy, Tremor, Herpes Zoster

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zovirax



Possible Zovirax side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-12-01

Patient: female, weighing 49.0 kg (107.8 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Impairment, Cerebral Infarction, Herpes Zoster

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diovan
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk

Diovan HCT
    Dosage: 1 df, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2010-06-01

Zovirax
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Lipitor; Ticlopidine Hydrochloride; Toyofarol; Levothyroxine Sodium; Plavix



Possible Zovirax side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2011-11-01

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Renal Disorder, Interstitial Lung Disease, Platelet Count Decreased, Herpes Zoster

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diflucan
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Antifungal Prophylaxis
    End date: 2011-01-11

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 10 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-11-18
    End date: 2010-11-18

Zovirax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    End date: 2011-01-28

Oncovin
    Dosage: 1 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-07
    End date: 2010-12-22

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 350 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-07
    End date: 2010-12-22

Cymerin
    Dosage: 60 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-14
    End date: 2010-12-29

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 30 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-12-29
    End date: 2010-12-29

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 40 milligram/sq.meter
    Start date: 2010-11-16
    End date: 2010-11-16

Zovirax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-12
    End date: 2011-07-19

Lyrica
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain
    Start date: 2011-06-29
    End date: 2011-07-19

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 30 milligram/sq.meter
    Start date: 2010-10-14
    End date: 2010-10-14

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 30 milligram/sq.meter
    Start date: 2010-11-24
    End date: 2010-11-24

Allopurinol
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    End date: 2011-01-20

Other Antitumor Agents
    Dosage: 1 milligram/kilogram
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-08
    End date: 2010-12-21

Cefazolin Sodium
    Indication: Proctitis
    Start date: 2010-10-22
    End date: 2011-02-17

Fildesin
    Dosage: 2.4 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-26
    End date: 2010-12-08

Etoposide
    Dosage: 100 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-26
    End date: 2010-12-08

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 40 milligram/sq.meter
    Start date: 2010-12-22
    End date: 2010-12-22

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 40 milligram/sq.meter
    Start date: 2010-10-07
    End date: 2010-10-07

Meropenem
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-01-24

Meropenem
    Start date: 2011-07-04
    End date: 2011-07-15

Vancomycin Hychloride
    Indication: Pneumonia
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-01-17

Allopurinol
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2011-07-19

Carboplatin
    Dosage: 250 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-26
    End date: 2010-12-08

Methotrexate
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-11-18
    End date: 2010-11-18

Cytarabine
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-11-18
    End date: 2010-11-18

Pantosin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Constipation
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-01-10

Fentanyl Citrate
    Indication: Stomatitis
    Start date: 2011-01-02
    End date: 2011-01-19

Lansoprazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
    End date: 2011-02-17

Lipidil
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperlipidaemia
    End date: 2011-01-26

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 40 milligram/sq.meter
    Indication: Adult T-Cell Lymphoma / Leukaemia
    Start date: 2010-10-07
    End date: 2010-12-29

Magmitt
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Constipation
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-01-10

Baraclude
    Indication: Hepatitis B
    Start date: 2011-06-29
    End date: 2011-07-19

Amlodipine
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2010-10-08
    End date: 2011-02-17

Lansoprazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-26
    End date: 2011-07-19

Sulfamethoxazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Antifungal Prophylaxis
    End date: 2011-01-28

Sulfamethoxazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-15

Other drugs received by patient: Targocid; Vfend; Slow-K; Ciprofloxacin HCL



Possible Zovirax side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-10-13

Patient: female, weighing 49.0 kg (107.8 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Impairment, Herpes Zoster

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diovan
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk

Zovirax

Diovan HCT
    Dosage: 1 df, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2010-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Toyofarol; Lipitor; Levothyroxine Sodium; Plavix; Ticlopidine Hydrochloride

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