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Would you have Shingles (Herpes zoster) when you have Parkinson's disease?
Summary: Shingles is found among people with Parkinson's disease, especially people who are male, 60+ old, also have Herpes zoster, and take medication Sinemet.
We study 10 people who have Shingles (Herpes zoster) 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 (latest reports from 59,470 patients) can be treated by Sinemet, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Azilect, Mirapex, Requip Xl, Sinemet Cr.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 118,095 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 15,946 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 * :
- Herpes zoster (3 people, 30.00%)
- 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%)
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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