Abreva and Shingles - from FDA reports
Shingles is reported only by a few people who take Abreva. We study 12,497 people who have side effects while taking Abreva from FDA. Among them, 2 have Shingles. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.
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On Nov, 22, 2017
12,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Abreva.
Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Abreva *:
- female: 50 %
- male: 50 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Abreva *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 100 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rashes (1 person, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Denavir (1 person, 50.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Therapeutic Response Unexpected (1 person, 50.00%)
- Fever (1 person, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am a 69 yr. Old Female!!Have been taking flonase for 5 or 6 yrs.Broke out in shingles a yr. Ago..Have had 3 breakouts since..The last 2 breakouts were in less than a month of each other!!! Curious if it could possibly be a side effect from the flonase..am not taking any other medications!!
I have recently been diagnosed with cranial herpes zoster. During the prodromal stage, before the lesions became evident I experienced pain I my back where I had pain the last time I had shingles on my back and breast area. I also started having bladder pain. It feels like someone is ...
I have had the shingles blisters for a week, they are now starting to dry out. However, I am nauseated, I vomit, I am exhausted, and have a recurring temperature. Does anyone else have these complications?
User reviews to the study
I am 38 years old women and have had reoccurring shingles on my left arm for 10 months. I have excruciating pain in my hand, thumb & 1st finger. I have tried gabapetin (max dose)with tramadol and paracetamol for 3 months but still in pain. I am now taking tramadol & paracetamol & ibruprofen with ...
I am 24 and was put on fluconazole for 3 month due to foliculitis. I then decided to stop on my own due to it not working at all. About 1 month has passed by and I just found out that I now have shingles..
Hi everyone, I used chantix to quit smoking and make myself healthy, however I got shingles and have been so sick and in pain ever since. I just don't understand , had I known this was a possible side effect of chantix, I would not have taken this drug.