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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

Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) (latest reports from 67,969 patients) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Stelara, Clobetasol Propionate, Methotrexate.

Trend of Psoriasis reports

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 22,298 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

Trend of Shingles reports

On Nov, 14, 2014: 364 people who have psoriasis and Shingles are studied.

Trend of Shingles in psoriasis reports

Gender of people who have psoriasis and experienced Shingles * :

FemaleMale
Shingles53.25%46.75%

Age of people who have psoriasis and experienced Shingles * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shingles0.00%0.00%1.33%3.65%10.63%20.93%26.91%36.54%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Psoriatic arthropathy (85 people, 23.35%)
  2. Depression (27 people, 7.42%)
  3. Hypertension (23 people, 6.32%)
  4. Prophylaxis (20 people, 5.49%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 4.40%)
  6. Angina pectoris (14 people, 3.85%)
  7. Hypercholesterolaemia (10 people, 2.75%)
  8. Anxiety (10 people, 2.75%)
  9. Gout (10 people, 2.75%)
  10. Vitamin supplementation (8 people, 2.20%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Enbrel (171 people, 46.98%)
  2. Humira (100 people, 27.47%)
  3. Methotrexate (45 people, 12.36%)
  4. Remicade (44 people, 12.09%)
  5. Raptiva (41 people, 11.26%)
  6. Amevive (34 people, 9.34%)
  7. Stelara (29 people, 7.97%)
  8. Prednisolone (24 people, 6.59%)
  9. Folic acid (24 people, 6.59%)
  10. Aspirin (20 people, 5.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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