Depo-medrol and Herpes zoster - from FDA reports
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 3,231 people who have side effects when taking Depo-medrol from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
3,231 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-medrol.
Among them, 36 people (1.11%) have Herpes zoster
Number of reports submitted per year:
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%)
- Ativan (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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