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Life Threatening? No
Write-up: Information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning an 83 year old female consumer who on 14-FEB-2008 was vaccinated SQ with a 0.65ml of ZOSTAVAX. Concomitant therapy included acyclovir (ZOVIRAX) and clorazepate dipotassium. Subsequently, on 20-FEB-2008, the patient developed shingles. Unspecified medical attention was sought. It was unspecified if lab studies were performed. It was reported that the patient was treated for shingles (treatment regimen not reported) and made a full recovery. It was also reported that the patient went on vacation and when she returned from vacation she developed pneumonia and died on 12-APR-2008. There was no product quality complaint involved. The cause of death was pneumonia. The nurse practitioner considered the event to be disabling. Additional information has been requested.
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