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Review: could Ketoconazole cause Shingles (Herpes zoster)?
Summary: Shingles is found among people who take Ketoconazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aredia, and have Breast cancer.
We study 2,533 people who have side effects while taking Ketoconazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Shingles. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.
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Ketoconazole (latest outcomes from 2,673 users) has active ingredients of ketoconazole. It is often used in fungal infection.
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.
On Nov, 25, 2014: 2,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Ketoconazole. Among them, 42 people (1.66%) have Shingles.
Time on Ketoconazole when people have Shingles * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Ketoconazole * :
Severity of Shingles when taking Ketoconazole ** :
How people recovered from Shingles ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (8 people, 19.05%)
- Metastases to bone (8 people, 19.05%)
- Bipolar i disorder (8 people, 19.05%)
- Insomnia (7 people, 16.67%)
- Depression (5 people, 11.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (29 people, 69.05%)
- Zometa (26 people, 61.90%)
- Vicodin (25 people, 59.52%)
- Oxycontin (23 people, 54.76%)
- Ambien (23 people, 54.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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