Could Abreva cause Shingles - from FDA reports
Shingles is reported only by a few people who take Abreva. We study 11,651 people who have side effects while taking Abreva from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Shingles. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.
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Abreva has active ingredients of docosanol. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from Abreva 11,657 users)
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 Jan, 14, 2017
11,651 people reported to have side effects when taking Abreva.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Abreva *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Denavir (1 person, 100.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (1 person, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have had the shingles blisters for a week, they are now starting to dry out. However, I am nauseated, I vomit, I am exhausted, and have a recurring temperature. Does anyone else have these complications?
60+ male with high uric acid with a big toe gout flair once every year or two. I was prescibed allopurinal and on the fourth month I came down with shingles. Should I continue with allopurinal with shingle rash and pain as doctor suggests. My thoughts are to stop that medicine after looking ...
I went to hosp in severe pain around my front rib to back...like a band. The pain would come so sharply then fade. Previously I experienced tingling and numbness in that area. They sent me home with zithromax. Now I rash. Am pretty sure I have shingles. Is zithromax dangerous with shingles
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