Gout and Shingles - from FDA reports


Shingles is found among people with Gout, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Allopurinol and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Gout. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 60 people who have Gout from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

60 people who have Gout and Shingles are studied.

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Gender of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 35.71 %
  • male: 64.29 %

Age of people who have Gout and experience Shingles *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.89 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 13.21 %
  • 50-59: 9.43 %
  • 60+: 75.47 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 41.67%)
  • Primary Myelofibrosis (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Iron Overload (10 people, 16.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 16.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 15.00%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (21 people, 35.00%)
  • Vitamin D (15 people, 25.00%)
  • Synthroid (13 people, 21.67%)
  • Humira (11 people, 18.33%)
  • Exjade (10 people, 16.67%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nasopharyngitis (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Itching (14 people, 23.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Gastroenteritis Viral (12 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) can be treated by Allopurinol, Indomethacin, Uloric, Colcrys, Indocin (latest reports from 25,564 Gout patients)


Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 40,544 Shingles patients).

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