Review: could Parkinson's disease cause Shingles?
We study 15,930 people who have Parkinson's disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Shingles (Herpes zoster). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 61,455 patients) can be treated by Sinemet, Azilect, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex, Sinemet Cr, Amantadine Hydrochloride.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 116,937 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 15,928 people who have parkinson's disease are studied. Among them, 10 (0.06%) have Shingles. They amount to 0.01% of all the 116,931 people who have Shingles on eHealthMe.
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 * :
- Depression (2 people, 20.00%)
- Nasal decongestion therapy (2 people, 20.00%)
- Pain management (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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Over the past 2 years have developed anxiety and other symptoms similar to hypoglycemia one and a half hours after taking half a Sinemet 100/25. I live a roller coaster life trying to balance some relief from my Parkinsonism (mainly right sided weakness)with the negative side effects of the med.Any suggestions? The doctors do not seem to be able to address this issue -- or know much about it.
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