Ketoconazole and Shingles - from FDA reports


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 Bipolar i disorder. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Ketoconazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,436 people who have side effects when taking Ketoconazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 04, 2017

4,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Ketoconazole.
Among them, 48 people (1.08%) have Shingles


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ketoconazole cause Shingles?

Time on Ketoconazole when people have Shingles *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Ketoconazole *:

  • female: 74.47 %
  • male: 25.53 %

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Ketoconazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.44 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 19.51 %
  • 40-49: 7.32 %
  • 50-59: 7.32 %
  • 60+: 63.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 18.75%)
  • Breast Cancer (9 people, 18.75%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (9 people, 18.75%)
  • Insomnia (8 people, 16.67%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 14.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aredia (32 people, 66.67%)
  • Zometa (29 people, 60.42%)
  • Vicodin (27 people, 56.25%)
  • Oxycontin (25 people, 52.08%)
  • Ambien (25 people, 52.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (32 people, 66.67%)
  • Back Pain (30 people, 62.50%)
  • Pain In Extremity (29 people, 60.42%)
  • Fall (29 people, 60.42%)
  • Anaemia (29 people, 60.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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