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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, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take medication Fosamax.

We study 790 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 (latest reports from 1,150,351 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Amlodipine Besylate, Atenolol, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc, Diovan.

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 118,095 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

Trend of Shingles reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 209,463 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 790 (0.38%) have Shingles.

Trend of Shingles in high blood pressure reports

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

FemaleMale
Shingles66.64%33.36%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shingles0.00%0.00%0.91%0.00%1.71%3.53%27.02%66.94%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shingles0.00%71.43%28.57%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (790 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (189 people, 23.92%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (148 people, 18.73%)
  4. Blood pressure (145 people, 18.35%)
  5. Pain (131 people, 16.58%)
  6. Prophylaxis (130 people, 16.46%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (127 people, 16.08%)
  8. Blood cholesterol increased (121 people, 15.32%)
  9. Herpes zoster (98 people, 12.41%)
  10. Depression (96 people, 12.15%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Fosamax (202 people, 25.57%)
  2. Aspirin (164 people, 20.76%)
  3. Humira (138 people, 17.47%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (131 people, 16.58%)
  5. Lisinopril (126 people, 15.95%)
  6. Norvasc (124 people, 15.70%)
  7. Diovan (108 people, 13.67%)
  8. Lasix (101 people, 12.78%)
  9. Celebrex (98 people, 12.41%)
  10. Prednisolone (97 people, 12.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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