Would you have Shingles when you have Psoriasis?


Shingles is found among people with Psoriasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have Psoriatic arthropathy. We study 842 people who have Shingles 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 (latest reports from 164,166 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, crohn's disease (latest reports from 36,803 Shingles patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

842 people who have Psoriasis and Shingles are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Shingles when you have Psoriasis?

Gender of people who have Psoriasis and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 55.98 %
  • male: 44.02 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis and experience Shingles *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.16 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 9.77 %
  • 40-49: 17.05 %
  • 50-59: 28.15 %
  • 60+: 40.23 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (162 people, 19.24%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (46 people, 5.46%)
  • Hypertension (37 people, 4.39%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (21 people, 2.49%)
  • Depression (20 people, 2.38%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (331 people, 39.31%)
  • Humira (239 people, 28.38%)
  • Stelara (102 people, 12.11%)
  • Methotrexate (59 people, 7.01%)
  • Remicade (41 people, 4.87%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (158 people, 18.76%)
  • Rash (47 people, 5.58%)
  • Pain (47 people, 5.58%)
  • Arthralgia (44 people, 5.23%)
  • Drug Ineffective (40 people, 4.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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