New shingles vaccine produces more antibodies against virus.
The special challenges of herpes zoster ophthalmicus include the risks of glaucoma and corneal scarring.
State rules that limit pharmacists from administering adult vaccines are a barrier to raising immunization rates.
APhA poster breaks down differences between shingles vaccines down in chart form.
All the basics your patients need to know in one list.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices now recommends use of Shingrix for adults aged 50 and over.
Lidocaine and capsaicin patches are effective for postherpetic neuralgia.
The availability of a better shingles vaccine may attract more people to be vaccinated.
What causes the dormant Varicella zoster virus to erupt as shingles?
For some, the pain of shingles does not fade and turns into postherpetic neuralgia.