Would you have Shingles when you have Gout?


Shingles is found among people with Gout, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Allopurinol and have Gout. We study 30 people who have Shingles and Gout from FDA and social media. 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, Colchicine, Indomethacin, Uloric, Colcrys (latest reports from 14,225 Gout patients)


Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with renal failure acute, weakness, drowsiness, speech impairment (adult), depressed level of consciousness (latest reports from 25,586 Shingles patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

30 people who have Gout and Shingles are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Shingles when you have Gout?

Gender of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 13.33 %
  • male: 86.67 %

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: 24.14 %
  • 50-59: 10.34 %
  • 60+: 65.52 %

Severity if Gout and experience Shingles *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Gout (30 people)
  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Parophthalmia (5 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (5 people)
  • Oesophageal Disorder (5 people)
  • Herpes Zoster (5 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people)
  • Psoriasis (3 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (22 people)
  • Lisinopril (9 people)
  • Humira (7 people)
  • Cialis (7 people)
  • Viagra (5 people)
  • Valtrex (5 people)
  • Prednisone (5 people)
  • Hyoscyamine (5 people)
  • Fosamax (5 people)
  • Alprazolam (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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