Could Psoriasis cause Shingles - from FDA reports
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. 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 164,199 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 36,816 Shingles patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
842 people who have Psoriasis and Shingles are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
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%)
- High Blood Pressure (37 people, 4.39%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 3.09%)
- 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 *:
- Rashes (67 people, 7.96%)
- Pain (47 people, 5.58%)
- Joint Pain (44 people, 5.23%)
- Drug Ineffective (40 people, 4.75%)
- Headache (37 people, 4.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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