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From the 1/14/2022 release of VAERS data:

Found 99,646 cases where Vaccine targets Shingles (VARZOS) and Submission Date on/before '2018-05-31'

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VAERS ID: 264566 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 63.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:0000-00-00
Onset:0000-00-00
Submitted: 2006-10-10
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Herpes zoster, Viral infection
SMQs:, Opportunistic infections (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNK
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNK
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: NONE
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA04380

Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 63 year old female who was vaccinated with a 0.5ml dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. Subsequently fourteen days after vaccination, the pt developed a possible breakthrough case of shingles. Unspecified medical attention was sought. No lab studies were preformed. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested.


VAERS ID: 264567 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 75.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Virginia  
Vaccinated:2006-09-15
Onset:2006-09-16
   Days after vaccination:1
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:24
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / 1 LA / SC

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: Private
Symptoms: Blister, Body temperature normal, No reaction on previous exposure to drug, Pruritus, Rash macular, Rash papular, Rash vesicular, Varicella post vaccine
SMQs:, Severe cutaneous adverse reactions (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Opportunistic infections (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNKNOWN
Current Illness: Penicillin allergy;
Preexisting Conditions: Breath shortness; Chickenpox
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: body temp, 09/20/06, 97.9 maximum temperature
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA04897

Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a female pt who was vaccinated SC with a dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. Subsequently the pt experienced a varicella like rash on both arms. Unspecified medical attention was sought. At the time of the report the pt was recovering. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested. Additional information from the registered nurse indicatedthat on 9/16/06 the patient developed a bilateral lower extremity rash. No cough, SOB, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, fever or pain was noted. Upon examination on 9/18/06 one vesicle was noted, others were macules/papules on the lower extremities. the patient also complained of itching. No adverse reactions were noted at the injection site. The deltoid was without redness or swelling. Recommendations included calamine lotion and avoid contact with others. The patient was instructed to go to the emergency room if SOB or temperature occurred. On 9/20/06 the patient was seen for follow-up, the rash was fading/drying on the lower extremities. No new lesions noted and temperature maximum 97.9. No other laboratory tests were performed. Subsequently the patient recovered in approximately 10 days. It was reported that the patient had a history of chickenpox at 7 years of age. There was no recent exposure to chickenpox or herpes zoster. The patient has had no adverse reactions with prior vaccinations. No further information is expected.


VAERS ID: 264568 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age:   
Sex: Male  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:2006-08-21
Onset:2006-09-21
   Days after vaccination:31
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:19
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Viral infection
SMQs:

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNK
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNK
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: NONE
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA05454

Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a male who on 8/21/06 was vaccinated with a 0.65 ml dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. On 9/21/06 the pt developed chickenpox virus. Unspecified medical attention was sought and no lab or diagnostic test were performed. At the time of this report the pt had not recovered. No product quality complaint was involved. Additional information is not expected.


VAERS ID: 264569 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 80.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Tennessee  
Vaccinated:2006-09-07
Onset:2006-09-07
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:33
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0621F / UNK UN / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Rash erythematous, Skin nodule
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Fosamax, Synthroid, Zocor
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Insomnia, Drug hypersensitivity, shingles.
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: NONE
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA06006

Write-up: Information has been received from a 80 year old female consumer with a history of insomnia from Ambien who on 9/7/06 was vaccinated IM with a 0.65 ml dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. Concomitant therapy included alendronate sodium, Simvastatin and levothyroxine (Synthroid). A week and a half after vaccination, the pt developed a rash on her inner thigh which was bright red with 4bumpy things that are not pimples. She reported that the rash was not at the injection site. The consumer reported that she had shingles in the past and this rash was not the same as the rash she had with shingles. At the time of the report she was recovering. Medical attention was not sought. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested. 6/17/10 Additional information from the ocnsumer indicated that she was vaccinated on 06-SEP-2006 (previously reported as 07-SEP-2006). She thinks she developed shingles on her left breast. She can''t remember when the shingles developed but she was "sure it happened after the vaccine was given". At the time of the report, she had not recovered. No further information is expected.


VAERS ID: 264570 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age:   
Sex: Unknown  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:2006-09-12
Onset:2006-09-12
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:28
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Injection site erythema, Injection site mass, Injection site pain, Injection site swelling
SMQs:, Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNK
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNK
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: UNK
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA06031

Write-up: Information has been received from a female consumer who on 9/12/06 was vaccinated with a dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine. Subsequently the pt developed a large red pancake shaped thickened painful mass at the injection site which itches and burns and actually hurts. No additional information was provided. Additional information is not expected.


VAERS ID: 264571 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 62.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Washington  
Vaccinated:2006-08-29
Onset:2006-09-23
   Days after vaccination:25
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:17
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Blood cholesterol increased, Erythema, Fibromyalgia, Hyperglycaemia, Hypertension, Local swelling, Rash papular, Rash pustular, Skin lesion
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (broad), Dyslipidaemia (narrow), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (narrow), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow), Hypertension (narrow), Lipodystrophy (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Atenolol, Imipramine hydrochloride, Toprol, Niaspan, Avandia, Crestor, Micardis
Current Illness: Blood pressure high, hyperglycaemia, cholesterol high, fibromyalgia.
Preexisting Conditions: Blood pressure high; Hyperglycaemia; Cholesterol; Fibromyalgia
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: NONE
CDC Split Type: WAES0809USA07178

Write-up: Information has been received from a 62 year old female, who is a physician, with high blood pressure, hyperglycaemia, high cholesterol and fibromyalgia who on 8/29/06 was vaccinated with a dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. Concomitant therapy included Atenolol (manufacturer unk) or telmisartan (Micardis) or Metroprolol Succinate (Toprol XL Tab), Maxide, imipramine HCL, rosuvastatin calcium (Crestor), Rosiglitazone maleate (Avandia) and niacin (Niaspan). Between 9/23/2006 and 9/25/2006 she had lesions appear on her neck which were swollen red and raised. No itching was noted. At the time of the report, the pt had not recovered and was getting worse. No medical attention was sought. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested. Additional information indicated the physician developed two areas of papulopustular rash which lasted a few days and was not painful. Follow up information was received which indicated the patient developed erythema, oedema, rash erythematous, and skin ulcer on 23-SEP-2006. The patient did not recover. No further information is expected.


VAERS ID: 264572 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age:   
Sex: Female  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:0000-00-00
Onset:2006-09-01
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:39
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Herpes zoster, Viral infection
SMQs:, Opportunistic infections (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNK
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNK
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: UNK
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA07182

Write-up: Information has been received from a consumer concerning a female friend who on an unspecified date was vaccinated with a dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. In Sept 2006, she experienced shingles. No further information was provided. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested.


VAERS ID: 264573 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 62.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Washington  
Vaccinated:2006-09-22
Onset:2006-09-22
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:18
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0622F / 1 LA / SC

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: Private
Symptoms: Herpes zoster, Hypersensitivity, Injection site erythema, Injection site reaction, Pruritus, Rash vesicular, Skin ulcer
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (broad), Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Opportunistic infections (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness: Penicillin allergy; drug hypersensitivity; allergic reaction to antibiotics; hypothyroidism; hypercholesterolaemia; cardiac murmur; herpes simplex;
Preexisting Conditions: Herpes genitalia; rheumatic fever;
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: NONE
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA07278

Write-up: Information has been received from a registered nurse concerning a 62 year old female with drug reactions allergies to penicillin, aspirin, ibuprofen, Cephalexin, Doxycycline, Naproxyn, Voltaren, and indocin, herpes simplex virus, hypercholesterolemia, hypothyroidism, and hear murmur and a history of genital herpes and rheumatic fev who on 9/22/06 at 12:00 was vaccinated SC in the left arm with a 0.5 ml first dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live, (lot 652965/0622F). There was no illness at time of vaccination. Subsequently on 9/22/06 the pt experienced 3 vesicular lesions distal to the injection site which were red and itching. the diagnosis was herpes zoster vs allergic reaction. The pt was placed on Benadryl Acyclovir. At the time of the report, the pt was recovering. There was no product quality complaint involved. At the time of the report the patient was recoveringdditional information has been requested. Additional information indicated that in the evening on 09/22/06 the patient developed reddened, vesicular lesions x 3 areas on the left arm posterior to the injection site. The patient had a prescription of acyclovir (ZOVIRAX) 400 mg and began taking. On 09/23/06 the patient was seen by the health care provider who continued treatment with acyclovir (ZOVIRAX) 800 mg TID for 5 days. It was reported that the patient had not recovered. It was reported that on 08/29/06 at 15:00 the patient was vaccinated with a first dose of measles virus vaccine live (Enders-Edmonston) (+) mumps virus vaccine live (Jeryl Lynn) (+) rubella virus vaccine live (Wistar RA 27/3) (MSD) (lot # 653335/0215F) given SC in the right arm and a frist dose of hepatitis A virus vaccine inactivated (+) hepatitis B virus vaccine rHBsAg (yeast) (TWINRIX) (lot #AHABB028AA) given IM in the left deltoid. The patient experienced herpes zoster, hypersensitivity, injection site erythema, injection site reation, pruritis, rash vesicular, and skin ulcer on 22-SEP-2006. The patient did not recover. Additional information has been requested.


VAERS ID: 264574 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age:   
Sex: Female  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:0000-00-00
Onset:0000-00-00
Submitted: 2006-10-10
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / -

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Injection site oedema, Injection site pain
SMQs:, Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNK
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNK
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: UNK
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA07358

Write-up: Information has been received from a pharmacist and physician concerning a female who was vaccinated with a dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live. Subsequently the pt experienced swelling and soreness at the injection site. Medical attention was not sought. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested.


VAERS ID: 264575 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 62.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Georgia  
Vaccinated:2006-09-19
Onset:2006-09-27
   Days after vaccination:8
Submitted: 2006-10-10
   Days after onset:13
Entered: 2006-10-16
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
VARZOS: ZOSTER LIVE (ZOSTAVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0622F / UNK UN / SC

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Herpes zoster, Pain, Rash pustular, Skin ulcer, Viral infection
SMQs:, Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Opportunistic infections (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Tamoxifen Citrate
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Breast cancer, malignant breast lump removal, radiotherapy, chemotherapy
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: NONE
CDC Split Type: WAES0609USA08127

Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 62-65 year old female with a history of breast cancer four to five years ago with local resection, radiation and chemotherapy and no known drug reactions or allergies who on 09/19/2006 was vaccinated SC with 0.65 ml dose of varicella zoster virus vaccine live (lot 652965/0622F). Concomitant therapy included Tamoxifen citrate. On 9/27/06 the pt developed lesions and painful pustules on one side of her abdomen and back, diagnosis was possible shingles. The pt was scheduled to be seen dermatologist on 9/28/06 for diagnosis and possible treatment. At the time of the report, pt had not recovered. No lab studies were performed. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested.


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