Psoriasis and Shingles - from FDA reports


Shingles is found among people with Psoriasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Enbrel and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Psoriasis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 945 people who have Psoriasis from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 29, 2017

945 people who have Psoriasis and Shingles are studied.

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Gender of people who have Psoriasis and experience Shingles *:

  • female: 55.39 %
  • male: 44.61 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis and experience Shingles *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 3.73 %
  • 30-39: 10.13 %
  • 40-49: 16.24 %
  • 50-59: 27.87 %
  • 60+: 40.98 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (178 people, 18.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (53 people, 5.61%)
  • High Blood Pressure (42 people, 4.44%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (30 people, 3.17%)
  • Depression (22 people, 2.33%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (352 people, 37.25%)
  • Humira (261 people, 27.62%)
  • Stelara (123 people, 13.02%)
  • Methotrexate (59 people, 6.24%)
  • Remicade (47 people, 4.97%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Rashes (72 people, 7.62%)
  • Pain (52 people, 5.50%)
  • Drug Ineffective (48 people, 5.08%)
  • Joint Pain (46 people, 4.87%)
  • Headache (44 people, 4.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Stelara, Methotrexate, Methotrexate sodium (latest reports from 188,616 Psoriasis 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 40,545 Shingles patients).

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