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What is the difference between Zostavax and Shingrix?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 1 answerFAQ by

Do you know the j-code (HCPCS) for Zostavax?

Posted 9 Sep 2009 by pholifield 1 answer

Zostavax vaccine for shingles?

Posted 23 Oct 2012 by endlessPred 2 answers

Hello. After talking with my physician I thought I should pass along information regarding the shingles vaccine. It is very popular right now and there are people who are not able to get this. TV commercials are promoting this. Anyone immunosuppressed, prednisone or other steroid, transplant, ...

How long should I wait to get zostavax after having fever blister (herpes simplex) of lip?

Posted 11 Feb 2012 by oldgood 1 answer

I rarely get these cold sores, but developed a really bad one on my lip and chin while in Florida, perhaps too much sun. Taking a long time to heal. Also recently on cortisone taper for another problem. How long to wait to get Zostavax for shingles protection. I am 69 yr old female. Also have ...

Inflammatory Conditions - I need more info on zostavax vaccine as my rheumatologist said it was okay

Posted 8 Apr 2013 2 answers

... and I take 10 mg daily of prednisone for RA and lupus. I am getting ready to have the vaccine

Zostavax & MSG Allergy?

Posted 13 Apr 2010 by WifeAndMom 1 answer

My husband is turning 60. I would like him to get a Zostavax vaccine since he had chicken pox as a child. I see in the med literature that it contains 0.62 mg of monosodium L-glutamate. Years ago he experienced some mild throat swelling after eating food with MSG. He now simply avoids MSG. He is ...

Do you take zostavax if you have had shingles?

Posted 16 Dec 2010 by nita0222 1 answer

Zostavax - I have MS ... Is it safe for me?

Posted 24 Jun 2013 by Cromain 1 answer

I have relapsing remitting MS ... Is it safe for me?

Zostavax - I have RA and take Cimzia. I just had a shingles vaccine then found out I'm not supposed?

Posted 2 Oct 2014 by Ttodd128 1 answer

... to. Will I get shingles? I am immunocomprimised

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