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Review: could Shingles cause Nausea?

We study 6,565 people who have Shingles from FDA and social media. Among them, 579 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 116,815 patients) can be treated by Valtrex, Acyclovir, Gabapentin, Valacyclovir, Lyrica, Valacyclovir Hydrochloride.


Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,920,883 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 6,565 people who have shingles are studied. Among them, 579 (8.82%) have Nausea.

Trend of Nausea in shingles reports

Gender of people who have shingles and experienced Nausea * :


Age of people who have shingles and experienced Nausea * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Herpes zoster (579 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypertension (158 people, 27.29%)
  3. Pain (63 people, 10.88%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 5.18%)
  5. Insomnia (25 people, 4.32%)
  6. Gastritis (16 people, 2.76%)
  7. Fibromyalgia (15 people, 2.59%)
  8. Constipation (15 people, 2.59%)
  9. Prophylaxis (13 people, 2.25%)
  10. Asthma (12 people, 2.07%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Valtrex (472 people, 81.52%)
  2. Zovirax (100 people, 17.27%)
  3. Lyrica (85 people, 14.68%)
  4. Aspirin (55 people, 9.50%)
  5. Acyclovir (51 people, 8.81%)
  6. Voltaren (44 people, 7.60%)
  7. Norvasc (44 people, 7.60%)
  8. Amlodipine besylate (43 people, 7.43%)
  9. Furosemide (43 people, 7.43%)
  10. Famvir (41 people, 7.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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