Review: Parkinson's disease and Shingles
This is a review of Shingles (Herpes zoster) among 15,846 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 is typically treated by Sinemet, Azilect, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex, Sinemet Cr, Requip Xl.
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.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 15,836 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%)
- Arthralgia (2 people, 20.00%)
- Back pain (2 people, 20.00%)
- Gastric disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 20.00%)
- Blood pressure (2 people, 20.00%)
- Myasthenia gravis (2 people, 20.00%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (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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- By Hopeful: Severe leg pain with waling or movement also weakness is this related to tendon damage from valacyclovir?
(for a 70 year old woman who has Shingles, and takes Valacyclovir)
Also taking oral transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate for intrapped femerol nerve from
pelvic bone lesions. Many allergies to medications
(Number of patients like Hopeful: 379)
- By MHB: I have shingles. been on valacyclovir 500mg, 6 pills daily, for 5 days, and haven't noticed any imrovement. is this normal?
(for a 39 year old man who has Herpes Zoster, and takes Valacyclovir)
Was diagnosed with shingles 5 days ago, but about a week after the first signs, which, at the time, I didn't know were early shingles signs. They started with a dull aching pain on the right side of my abdomen, followed a few days later by the gradual appearance of rash. About 4 days after rash st ...
(Number of patients like MHB: 386)
- By Maya: Is knee replacement safe for stage 1 pd?
(for a 54 year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease, Knee Replacement, and takes Azilect, Mirapex, Sinemet)
I have stage 1 PD effecting my right side so far. I also have VERY weak knees(both knees are the same as far as weakness). My Neurologist just told me that my knee's weakness is not a symptom of PD, that I have a different condition and PD is possibly making it worse. I have an appointment with my O ...
(Number of patients like Maya: 667)
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