Review: could Depo-medrol cause Herpes zoster?
This is a review of Herpes zoster by studying 2,137 people who take Depo-medrol. We analyze: the time on Depo-medrol when people have Herpes zoster, gender and age of these people, the severity of Herpes zoster, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Depo-medrol. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depo-medrol (latest outcomes from 2,084 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone acetate. Commonly reported side effects of Depo-medrol include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, headache, stress and anxiety.
Herpes zoster (latest reports from 111,638 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 2,044 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-medrol. Among them, 31 people (1.52%) have Herpes Zoster.
Time on Depo-medrol when people have Herpes zoster * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Herpes zoster||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Herpes zoster when taking Depo-medrol * :
|Herpes zoster||63.33%||36.67% |
Age of people who have Herpes zoster when taking Depo-medrol * :
|Herpes zoster||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||33.33%||3.33%||56.67% |
Severity of Herpes zoster when taking Depo-medrol ** :
How people recovered from Herpes zoster ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (10 people, 32.26%)
- Pain (7 people, 22.58%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 3.23%)
- Osteoporosis (1 people, 3.23%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (24 people, 77.42%)
- Zometa (24 people, 77.42%)
- Coumadin (18 people, 58.06%)
- Flonase (17 people, 54.84%)
- Ativan (17 people, 54.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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17 year old daughter had a depo-medrol shot in right foot, after an hour of receiving shot she got a spasm that went from her foot all the way to her lower back, and has had the backache and spasm now for 3 days. Doctor told me that the shot had nothing to do with it.... I beg to differ!!! my daughter was in so much pain that I was steps away from the ER. she is now on a muscle relaxer and vicodin.
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I am on Remicade once a month since July 22nd of 2013. Had a great response until I hurt my low back again. Then the back pain just worked it's way right up my spine to the neck. I have had neck fusion one level...several bad discs. A knee replacement, a shoulder reconstruction etc. The numbness and tingling in my left hand and buzzing in my left ear are driving me nuts. A recent hearing exam showed I had nerve problems there as well. Don't know what to think. Had a brain MRI it showed normal. Now thinking a spinal tap in order?
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