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Review: could Marijuana cause Shingles?

Summary: Shingles could be caused by Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Ascorbic acid, and have Herpes virus infection.

We study 992 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 1 people (0.10%) has Shingles. They amount to 0.00% of all the 115,178 people who have Shingles on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shingles in Marijuana reports

Time on Marijuana when people have Shingles * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Marijuana * :

FemaleMale
Shingles100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Marijuana * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shingles0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Shingles when taking Marijuana ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Shingles ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Herpes virus infection (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Pain (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ascorbic acid (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Valtrex (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Vitamin d (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Pravastatin (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Procrit (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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