Would you have Shingles (Herpes zoster) when you have Psoriasis?
Summary: Shingles is found among people with Psoriasis, especially people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Psoriatic arthropathy, and take medication Enbrel.
We study 364 people who have Shingles (Herpes zoster) and Psoriasis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Stelara, Methotrexate Sodium, Methotrexate, Clobetasol Propionate. (latest reports from 68,562 Psoriasis patients)
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. (latest reports from 22,699 Shingles patients)
On Feb, 14, 2015: 364 people who have psoriasis and Shingles are studied.
Gender of people who have psoriasis and experienced Shingles * :
Age of people who have psoriasis and experienced Shingles * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Psoriatic arthropathy (85 people, 23.35%)
- Depression (27 people, 7.42%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 6.32%)
- Prophylaxis (20 people, 5.49%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 4.40%)
- Angina pectoris (14 people, 3.85%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (10 people, 2.75%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 2.75%)
- Gout (10 people, 2.75%)
- Vitamin supplementation (8 people, 2.20%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Enbrel (171 people, 46.98%)
- Humira (100 people, 27.47%)
- Methotrexate (45 people, 12.36%)
- Remicade (44 people, 12.09%)
- Raptiva (41 people, 11.26%)
- Amevive (34 people, 9.34%)
- Stelara (29 people, 7.97%)
- Prednisolone (24 people, 6.59%)
- Folic acid (24 people, 6.59%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 5.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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