High blood pressure and Shingles - from FDA reports


Shingles is found among people with High blood pressure, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Humira and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 1,192 people who have Shingles and High blood pressure from FDA. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine besylate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol tartrate (latest reports from 493,522 High blood pressure 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 36,831 Shingles patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

1,192 people who have High Blood Pressure and Shingles are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 69.64 %
  • male: 30.36 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure and experience Shingles *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.81 %
  • 20-29: 0.31 %
  • 30-39: 2.64 %
  • 40-49: 5.7 %
  • 50-59: 23.5 %
  • 60+: 66.94 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (272 people, 22.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (206 people, 17.28%)
  • Osteoporosis (148 people, 12.42%)
  • Pain (140 people, 11.74%)
  • Preventive Health Care (134 people, 11.24%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (197 people, 16.53%)
  • Fosamax (167 people, 14.01%)
  • Methotrexate (128 people, 10.74%)
  • Lisinopril (108 people, 9.06%)
  • Norvasc (98 people, 8.22%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Pain (179 people, 15.02%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (151 people, 12.67%)
  • Fall (132 people, 11.07%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (129 people, 10.82%)
  • Pain In Extremity (126 people, 10.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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