Depo-medrol and Herpes zoster - from FDA reports


Summary

Herpes zoster is found among people who take Depo-medrol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Eczema. This review analyzes which people have Herpes zoster with Depo-medrol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,152 people who have side effects when taking Depo-medrol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

3,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-medrol.
Among them, 36 people (1.14%) have Herpes Zoster


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-medrol cause Herpes zoster?

Time on Depo-medrol when people have Herpes Zoster *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Herpes Zoster when taking Depo-medrol *:

  • female: 65.71 %
  • male: 34.29 %

Age of people who have Herpes Zoster when taking Depo-medrol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.82 %
  • 40-49: 35.29 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 55.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Eczema (11 people, 30.56%)
  • Pain (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Asthma (2 people, 5.56%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 2.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (26 people, 72.22%)
  • Aredia (26 people, 72.22%)
  • Flonase (21 people, 58.33%)
  • Prevacid (20 people, 55.56%)
  • Coumadin (18 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (29 people, 80.56%)
  • Depression (26 people, 72.22%)
  • Cough (25 people, 69.44%)
  • Pain (23 people, 63.89%)
  • Fever (22 people, 61.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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