Review: could Parkinson's disease cause Shingles?
This is a review of Shingles (Herpes zoster) among 15,892 people who have Parkinson's disease. We analyze the Parkinson's disease patients by their gender and age, drugs used, and common conditions other than Parkinson's disease. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,192 patients) is typically treated by Sinemet, Azilect, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex, Requip Xl, Sinemet Cr.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 111,571 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 15,885 people who have parkinson's disease are studied. Among them, 10 (0.06%) have Shingles.
Gender of people who have parkinson's disease and experienced Shingles * :
Age of people who have parkinson's disease and experienced Shingles * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (10 people, 100.00%)
- Herpes zoster (3 people, 30.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 20.00%)
- Nasal decongestion therapy (2 people, 20.00%)
- Pain management (2 people, 20.00%)
- Back pain (2 people, 20.00%)
- Arthralgia (2 people, 20.00%)
- Gastric disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 20.00%)
- Blood pressure (2 people, 20.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Sinemet (5 people, 50.00%)
- Lansoprazole (4 people, 40.00%)
- Clopidogrel (4 people, 40.00%)
- Valtrex (3 people, 30.00%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 20.00%)
- Lorazepam (2 people, 20.00%)
- Ranitidine (2 people, 20.00%)
- Ketoconazole (2 people, 20.00%)
- Temazepam (2 people, 20.00%)
- Rivastigmine (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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