Will you have Shingles with Bipolar disorder - from FDA reports


Shingles is found among people with Bipolar disorder, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Lamictal and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 60 people who have Bipolar disorder from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on Shingles and Bipolar disorder, and their synonyms.

What is Bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) can be treated by Abilify, Adderall 10, Alprazolam, Ambien, Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest reports from 78,099 Bipolar disorder patients)

What is Shingles?

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure (latest reports from 48,792 Shingles patients).

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Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Feb, 17, 2019

60 people who have Bipolar Disorder and Shingles are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Shingles when you have Bipolar disorder?

Gender of people who have Bipolar Disorder and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 71.93 %
  • male: 28.07 %

Age of people who have Bipolar Disorder and experience Shingles *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 10.87 %
  • 40-49: 21.74 %
  • 50-59: 26.09 %
  • 60+: 30.43 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Depression: 15 people, 25.00%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 10 people, 16.67%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 10 people, 16.67%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 7 people, 11.67%
  5. Asthma: 6 people, 10.00%
  6. Pain: 6 people, 10.00%
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 5 people, 8.33%
  8. High Blood Cholesterol: 5 people, 8.33%
  9. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 4 people, 6.67%
  10. Preventive Health Care: 4 people, 6.67%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Lamictal: 17 people, 28.33%
  2. Seroquel: 14 people, 23.33%
  3. Nexium: 9 people, 15.00%
  4. Seroquel Xr: 9 people, 15.00%
  5. Xanax: 8 people, 13.33%
  6. Abilify: 6 people, 10.00%
  7. Klonopin: 6 people, 10.00%
  8. Singulair: 6 people, 10.00%
  9. Valtrex: 5 people, 8.33%
  10. Lasix: 5 people, 8.33%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Pain: 11 people, 18.33%
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 11 people, 18.33%
  3. Rashes (redness): 11 people, 18.33%
  4. Fever: 10 people, 16.67%
  5. Back Pain: 9 people, 15.00%
  6. Headache (pain in head): 8 people, 13.33%
  7. Urinary Tract Infection: 8 people, 13.33%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 8 people, 13.33%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 7 people, 11.67%
  10. Fall: 6 people, 10.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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