Shingles and Nausea - from FDA reports


Nausea is found among people with Shingles, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Valtrex and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Nausea with Shingles. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 802 people who have Shingles from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 27, 2017

802 people who have Shingles and Nausea are studied.

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Gender of people who have Shingles and experience Nausea *:

  • female: 73.08 %
  • male: 26.92 %

Age of people who have Shingles and experience Nausea *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 1.28 %
  • 20-29: 1.99 %
  • 30-39: 2.84 %
  • 40-49: 6.97 %
  • 50-59: 13.66 %
  • 60+: 73.12 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (149 people, 18.58%)
  • Pain (89 people, 11.10%)
  • Diabetes (32 people, 3.99%)
  • Preventive Health Care (30 people, 3.74%)
  • Constipation (28 people, 3.49%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Valtrex (445 people, 55.49%)
  • Lyrica (108 people, 13.47%)
  • Zovirax (75 people, 9.35%)
  • Norvasc (46 people, 5.74%)
  • Famvir (41 people, 5.11%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (348 people, 43.39%)
  • Dizziness (201 people, 25.06%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (171 people, 21.32%)
  • Headache (135 people, 16.83%)
  • Malaise (131 people, 16.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) can be treated by Valtrex, Acyclovir, Gabapentin, Valacyclovir, Lyrica (latest reports from 40,544 Shingles patients)


Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 473,268 Nausea patients).

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