+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Severe herpes zoster neuralgia in a pregnant woman treated with acetaminophen



Severe herpes zoster neuralgia in a pregnant woman treated with acetaminophen



Acta Medica Iranica 52(3): 238-239



There is no recommendation for the treatment of herpes zoster neuralgia in pregnancy, as it even sometimes needs administration of strong opioids. Here, we report a pregnant woman with severe zoster neuralgia who responded favorably to acetaminophen. Due to the drug's safe profile and good efficacy, acetaminophen can be used as an alternative for herpetic neuralgia in pregnant women. However, controlled studies are still needed.

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 055739320

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 24901730


Related references

Severe aquaporin 4-IgG-positive neuromyelitis optica with disseminated herpes zoster in a pregnant woman successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin. Multiple Sclerosis Journal - Experimental, Translational and Clinical 4(1): 2055217318758119-2055217318758119, 2018

Therapy of herpes zoster neuralgia. Acute and residual neuralgia in herpes zoster. Zeitschrift für Hautkrankheiten 65(8): 713-716, 1990

Shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine (zostavax(®)): a review of its use in the prevention of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in adults aged ≥50 years. Drugs 73(11): 1227-1244, 2014

Herpes zoster vaccine effectiveness against incident herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia in an older US population: a cohort study. Plos Medicine 10(4): E1001420-E1001420, 2013

Shingles Herpes Zoster Vaccine ZostavaxA A Review of Its Use in the Prevention of Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia in Adults Aged a 50A Years. 2013

Post-herpetic neuralgia was not frequent or severe after a first episode of herpes zoster. Evidence-Based Medicine 6(2): 58-58, 2001

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine (Zostavax(®)): A Review in the Prevention of Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia. Biodrugs 30(3): 243-254, 2016

Protracted herpes zoster and severe postherpetic neuralgia after inadvertant infliximab administration. European Journal of Dermatology 21(5): 782-783, 2012

Maxillary herpes zoster with corneal involvement in a HIV positive pregnant woman. African Journal of Reproductive Health 11(1): 133-136, 2007

Disseminated herpes zoster in a pregnant woman positive for human immunodeficiency virus. American Journal of Perinatology 10(6): 463-464, 1993

The prevention of postherpetic neuralgia: a retrospective view of patients treated in the acute phase of herpes zoster. British Journal of Clinical Practice 42(10): 412-414, 1988

Herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia. Comparison between elderly patients and young adults treated with acyclovir. Minerva Medica 85(6): 333-337, 1994

Rapid diagnosis of herpes zoster by loop-mediated isothermal amplification in a pregnant woman showing folliculitis-like eruption without vesicles. Journal of Dermatology 44(7): E174-E175, 2017

Epidemiology and cost of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia among patients treated in primary care centres in the Valencian community of Spain. Bmc Infectious Diseases 11(): 302-302, 2012

Ten years of therapy resistant intercostal neuralgia-suspected postherpetic neuralgia following herpes zoster sine herpete.. Schmerz 7(3): 182-184, 1993