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Review: could Psoriasis cause Shingles?

We study 58,213 people who have Psoriasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 364 have Shingles (Herpes zoster). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis (latest reports from 127,752 patients) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Clobetasol Propionate, Stelara, Methotrexate.

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 116,964 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 58,209 people who have psoriasis are studied. Among them, 364 (0.63%) have Shingles. They amount to 0.31% of all the 116,931 people who have Shingles on eHealthMe.

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%3.67%10.67%21.00%27.00%36.67%

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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