Persisting Pain -- Shingles - I need help. My sister had shingles but not too much pain before the... rash healed. Last week (two weeks after the outbreak), she has sudden shooting pain lasted about 1 minutes in about 4 to 5 times a day, she is taking gabapentin 100mg , 3 x a day, Veltrix, 3 x a day, Hydrocadone 50/500 4 X a day. Please help