Would you have Shingles when you have Parkinson'S Disease?


Shingles is found among people with Parkinson's disease, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Sinemet and have Parkinson's disease. We study 17 people who have Shingles and Parkinson's disease from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Parkinson'S Disease

Parkinson's disease can be treated by Sinemet, Azilect, Carbidopa and levodopa, Mirapex, Sinemet cr (latest reports from 25,664 Parkinson's disease 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, 22, 2016

17 people who have Parkinson'S Disease and Shingles are studied.

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Would you have Shingles when you have Parkinson's disease?

Gender of people who have Parkinson'S Disease and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 29.41 %
  • male: 70.59 %

Age of people who have Parkinson'S Disease 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 87.5 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (16 people)
  • Herpes Zoster (4 people)
  • Depression (3 people)
  • Back Pain (3 people)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people)
  • Gastric Disorder (2 people)
  • Dysphoria (2 people)
  • Arthralgia (2 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (1 person)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (7 people)
  • Lansoprazole (4 people)
  • Valtrex (3 people)
  • Stalevo (3 people)
  • Mirapex (3 people)
  • Meloxicam (3 people)
  • Folic Acid (3 people)
  • Clopidogrel (3 people)
  • Vioxx (2 people)
  • Fosamax (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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