Posted 7/2/2007 12:14 PM (GMT -6)
After I was diagnosed with shingles and did some research, I learned that lots of people who are immunosuppressed get shingles. Then I found out that there is a vaccine for it. Whether or not it's advisable to get the vaccine if you have AI diseases, I don't know, but I would sure ask my rheumy if I had never had a case of shingles. Believe me, it's something that you do not want to have.
Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren's, osteoarthritis, fibro, ibs, renauds, restless leg, hiatal hernia, double vision.
cellcept 1,000mg, neurontin 1,200 mg, prednisone 5mg, plaquenil 400mg, synthroid .15mg, triamterene 37.5mg, tramadol prn, lunesta 6 mg, actonel, tri-est (compounded estrogen) 7.5 mg 2xmultivitamin, calcium w vit D, fish oil, aspirin