Gout and Shingles - from FDA reports


Shingles is found among people with Gout, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Allopurinol and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Gout. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56 people who have Gout from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

56 people who have Gout and Shingles are studied.

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Gender of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 34.62 %
  • male: 65.38 %

Age of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14 %
  • 50-59: 8 %
  • 60+: 76 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 42.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Primary Myelofibrosis (9 people, 16.07%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Iron Overload (8 people, 14.29%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (21 people, 37.50%)
  • Vitamin D (13 people, 23.21%)
  • Synthroid (11 people, 19.64%)
  • Humira (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Lisinopril (9 people, 16.07%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Itching (12 people, 21.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 21.43%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (11 people, 19.64%)
  • Pneumonia (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Gastroenteritis Viral (10 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Shingles and Gout?


Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) can be treated by Allopurinol, Indomethacin, Uloric, Colcrys, Indocin (latest reports from 24,603 Gout patients)


Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 39,244 Shingles patients).

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