Could Gout cause 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. We study 53 people who have Shingles and Gout from FDA. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) can be treated by Allopurinol, Indomethacin, Uloric, Colcrys, Indocin (latest reports from 22,860 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 36,811 Shingles patients).
On Nov, 28, 2016
53 people who have Gout and Shingles are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:
- female: 32.65 %
- male: 67.35 %
Age of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 17.02 %
- 50-59: 8.51 %
- 60+: 74.47 %
Severity of Shingles *:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 50 %
- severe: 50 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Allopurinol (22 people, 41.51%)
- Vitamin D (10 people, 18.87%)
- Lisinopril (10 people, 18.87%)
- Synthroid (9 people, 16.98%)
- Humira (9 people, 16.98%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (23 people, 43.40%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 16.98%)
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 15.09%)
- Primary Myelofibrosis (7 people, 13.21%)
- Diabetes (7 people, 13.21%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 18.87%)
- Pneumonia (9 people, 16.98%)
- Oedema Peripheral (9 people, 16.98%)
- Itching (9 people, 16.98%)
- Breathing Difficulty (9 people, 16.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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