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Zoster vaccine live (Zostavax) is an attenuated vaccine given to individuals age 60 or older for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster). Side effects, warnings and precautions, pregnancy information, and complications, should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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    • Shingles Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the varicella zoster virus. Other symptoms include headache, fever,...learn more »
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      Shingles Article
      • Shingles facts
      • What is shingles? What does shingles look like?
      • What causes shingles?
      • What are risk factors for shingles?
      • What is the contagious period for shingles?
      • What are shingles symptoms and signs?
      • How is shingles diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for shingles?
      • Are there any home remedies for shingles?
      • What is the duration of a shingles outbreak?
      • What are complications of shingles?
      • What can be done for recurrent shingles?
      • What is the prognosis of shingles?
      • Is it possible to prevent shingles with a vaccine?
    • Chickenpox (Varicella) Chickenpox (chicken pox) is a contagious childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Symptoms have an incubation...learn more »
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      Chickenpox (Varicella) Article
      • Chickenpox facts
      • What is chickenpox? What causes chickenpox?
      • How does chickenpox spread?
      • What are chickenpox symptoms and signs?
      • What are treatment options for chickenpox?
      • What are the possible complications of chickenpox?
      • Can chickenpox be prevented with a vaccine?
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a painful complication of shingles. Symptoms include severe pain, itchy skin, and possible...learn more »
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      Postherpetic Neuralgia Article
      • Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) facts
      • What is postherpetic neuralgia?
      • What causes postherpetic neuralgia?
      • What are the risk factors for postherpetic neuralgia?
      • What are postherpetic neuralgia symptoms and signs?
      • How is postherpetic neuralgia diagnosed?
      • How is postherpetic neuralgia treated?
      • How long does postherpetic neuralgia last?
      • What are the complications of postherpetic neuralgia?
      • What is the prognosis for postherpetic neuralgia?
      • Can postherpetic neuralgia be prevented?

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Terms related to Zoster Vaccine Live (Shingles Vaccine):

  • Herpes Zoster Vaccine
  • Vaccine, Shingles
  • Zostavax
  • Shingles Vaccine

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