Would you have Nausea when you have Shingles?


Nausea is found among people with Shingles, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Valtrex and have Hypertension. We study 764 people who have Nausea and Shingles from FDA and social media. 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) can be treated by Valtrex, Acyclovir, Gabapentin, Valacyclovir, Lyrica (latest reports from 36,803 Shingles patients)


Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 428,035 Nausea patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

764 people who have Shingles and Nausea are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Nausea when you have Shingles?

Gender of people who have Shingles and experience Nausea *:

  • female: 73.46 %
  • male: 26.54 %

Age of people who have Shingles and experience Nausea *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 1.33 %
  • 20-29: 2.37 %
  • 30-39: 3.11 %
  • 40-49: 7.11 %
  • 50-59: 13.48 %
  • 60+: 72.44 %

Severity of Nausea *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (144 people, 18.85%)
  • Pain (85 people, 11.13%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (31 people, 4.06%)
  • Prophylaxis (25 people, 3.27%)
  • Constipation (25 people, 3.27%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Valtrex (440 people, 57.59%)
  • Lyrica (104 people, 13.61%)
  • Zovirax (75 people, 9.82%)
  • Loxonin (55 people, 7.20%)
  • Norvasc (45 people, 5.89%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Vomiting (333 people, 43.59%)
  • Dizziness (186 people, 24.35%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (171 people, 22.38%)
  • Headache (132 people, 17.28%)
  • Malaise (124 people, 16.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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