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Review: could Abreva cause Shingles (Herpes zoster)?

Summary: Shingles is reported only by a few people who take Abreva.

We study 7,423 people who have side effects while taking Abreva from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.

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Abreva

Abreva (latest outcomes from 7,426 users) has active ingredients of docosanol. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex).

Trend of abreva reports

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 22,298 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.

Trend of Shingles reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 7,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Abreva. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Shingles.

Trend of Shingles in Abreva reports

Time on Abreva when people have Shingles * :

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Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Abreva * :

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Shingles100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Abreva * :

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Severity of Shingles when taking Abreva ** :

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How people recovered from Shingles ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Herpes zoster (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Denavir (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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