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Would you have Shingles (Herpes zoster) when you have High blood pressure?

Summary: Shingles is found among people with High blood pressure, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Fosamax.

We study 701 people who have Shingles (Herpes zoster) and High blood pressure from FDA and social media. 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, Metoprolol Tartrate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Diovan. (latest reports from 329,841 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, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 22,710 Shingles patients)

On Mar, 28, 2015: 701 people who have high blood pressure and Shingles are studied.

Trend of Shingles in high blood pressure reports

Gender of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Shingles * :


Age of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Shingles * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (701 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (163 people, 23.25%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (138 people, 19.69%)
  4. Prophylaxis (128 people, 18.26%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (111 people, 15.83%)
  6. Pain (105 people, 14.98%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (102 people, 14.55%)
  8. Herpes zoster (94 people, 13.41%)
  9. Depression (81 people, 11.55%)
  10. Hypothyroidism (77 people, 10.98%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Fosamax (172 people, 24.54%)
  2. Aspirin (137 people, 19.54%)
  3. Humira (128 people, 18.26%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (113 people, 16.12%)
  5. Norvasc (112 people, 15.98%)
  6. Diovan (104 people, 14.84%)
  7. Lisinopril (101 people, 14.41%)
  8. Prednisolone (97 people, 13.84%)
  9. Lasix (89 people, 12.70%)
  10. Amlodipine (88 people, 12.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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