Parkinson's disease and Shingles - from FDA reports

Summary

Shingles is found among people with Parkinson's disease, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Sinemet and have Depression. We study 24 people who have Shingles and Parkinson's disease from FDA. 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 37,856 Parkinson's disease patients)

Shingles

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, 29, 2017

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


Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

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: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 93.33 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people, 16.67%)
  • Back Pain (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Pain (2 people, 8.33%)
  • Joint Pain (2 people, 8.33%)
  • Diabetes (2 people, 8.33%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Lansoprazole (4 people, 16.67%)
  • Neupro (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Mirapex (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Clopidogrel (3 people, 12.50%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Agitation (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 25.00%)
  • General Physical Health Deterioration (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Drowsiness (6 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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