Adalat cc and Shingles - from FDA reports

Shingles is found among people who take Adalat cc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,151 people who have side effects when taking Adalat cc from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 16, 2018

4,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Adalat cc.
Among them, 27 people (0.65%) have Shingles

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adalat cc cause Shingles?

Time on Adalat cc when people have Shingles *:

Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Adalat cc *:

  • female: 59.26 %
  • male: 40.74 %

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Adalat cc *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Preventive Health Care: 11 people, 40.74%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 7 people, 25.93%
  3. Rashes (redness): 5 people, 18.52%
  4. Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (spreadable kidney cell tumour): 5 people, 18.52%
  5. Hepatic Function Abnormal: 4 people, 14.81%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 11 people, 40.74%
  2. Prednisolone: 7 people, 25.93%
  3. Aspirin: 6 people, 22.22%
  4. Urso 250: 5 people, 18.52%
  5. Diovan: 5 people, 18.52%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 8 people, 29.63%
  2. Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased: 7 people, 25.93%
  3. Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased: 6 people, 22.22%
  4. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased: 5 people, 18.52%
  5. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased: 5 people, 18.52%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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