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Patient Profiles

Are you protecting your patients 50 years and older with SHINGRIX?1 Review the profiles below to see the types of potential patients for SHINGRIX.  



Jennifer
, Age 52

She's healthy, but still at risk.1-4



Jennifer
, Age 52

She's healthy, but still at risk.1-4

Who's in Jennifer's Life?

  • Her husband and two kids in high school
  • The employees in her flower shop
  • Her running buddies

Lifestyle: She eats healthy, walks every day, and runs a few times a week

Medical History: No current medical issues

Interaction With HCP: Diligent about annual physicals and is proactive in discussing lifestyle changes to ensure she stays healthy

Recommendation Opportunity: When discussing prevention during her annual exam

Recommend SHINGRIX Because: She is always proactive about her healthcare1



Luis
, Age 56

He always prioritizes taking care of others over himself.



Luis
, Age 56

He always prioritizes taking care of others over himself.  

Who's in Luis' Life?

  • His wife, 3 children, and parents who live with him
  • The people in his neighborhood he helps
  • Recipients of his Food For The Needy program

Lifestyle: He does not eat a healthy diet and is usually too busy to exercise

Medical History: Type 2 diabetes 

Interaction With HCP: Reluctant about visiting. Only goes a few times a year to review A1C levels

Recommendation Opportunity: During his A1C check

Recommend SHINGRIX Because: Prevention isn't on his radar1



Susan
, Age 61

She may not be on Medicare, but is still at risk of shingles due to age-related decline in immunity.3-4



Susan
, Age 61

She may not be on Medicare, but is still at risk of shingles due to age-related decline in immunity.3-4

Who's in Susan's Life?

  • Her husband and 2 children recently graduated from college
  • Her mother, who lives nearby, is suffering from dementia and needs significant care
  • Employees and beneficiaries of her environmental nonprofit

Lifestyle: She keeps up with diet and fitness trends

Medical History: Managing her cholesterol

Interaction With HCP: Goes a few times a year to keep an eye on her cholesterol

Recommendation Opportunity: Yearly doctor visits

Recommend SHINGRIX Because: She doesn't have time for shingles1



John
, Age 66

He's retired but he's just getting started.



John
, Age 66

He's retired but he's just getting started.

Who's in John's Life?

  • His wife and 2 children
  • He has taken a big role in his autistic grandson's life

Lifestyle: He always makes time to walk his 2 dogs

Medical History: Knee replacement

Interaction With HCP: Since his recent knee replacement, John started seeing his doctor on a yearly basis, as he is more diligent about keeping his weight down and living healthy

Recommendation Opportunity: During regular office visit

Recommend SHINGRIX Because: He doesn’t want shingles to affect any part of his retirement1



Richard
, Age 70

He is getting older, but shingles prevention is not top of mind.



Richard
, Age 70

He is getting older, but shingles prevention is not top of mind.

Who's in Richard's Life?

  • His wife and daughter
  • His teaching department and students
  • The kids in his pediatrician daughter's hospital ward who he frequently visits

Lifestyle: He doesn't exercise enough and has gotten less mobile with age

Medical History: Cardiovascular (CV) disease

Interaction With HCP: Leans on daughter too much for medical advice

Recommendation Opportunity: During scheduled checkups for blood tests

Recommend SHINGRIX Because: He still has much more to teach and doesn’t want any of that time affected by shingles1



Betty
, Age 80

With so much to manage with her health, she's not thinking about shingles.



Betty
, Age 80

With so much to manage with her health, she's not thinking about shingles.

Who's in Betty's Life?

  • Her 4 children and 8 grandchildren
  • Her close circle of friends nearby

Lifestyle: She walks in the park when she can and maintains a healthy Mediterranean diet to help manage her cholesterol

Medical History: Gout, high cholesterol, macular degeneration, hypertension

Interaction With HCP: Overwhelmed with seeing multiple specialists, doesn't always keep up with GP visits

Recommendation Opportunity: During a referral visit

Recommend SHINGRIX Because: She doesn't want to worry about shingles, too1

You may also be interested in:

Only SHINGRIX delivered >90% efficacy against shingles regardless of age in those 50 years and older.1,*

Learn about the results of two phase 3 clinical trials in which adverse reactions to SHINGRIX were studied.

Our library of resources includes handouts for patients, plus pocket and reference guides for you and your staff.

 

  •   *Data from the phase 3 ZOE-50 (≥50 years of age) trial and pooled data in individuals ≥70 years of age from the phase 3 ZOE-50 and ZOE-70 trials in subjects who received 2 doses of SHINGRIX (N=7344 and 8250, respectively) or placebo (N=7415 and 8346, respectively) and did not develop a confirmed case of herpes zoster within 1 month after the second dose. See study designs on Efficacy page for more details.1

References: 1. Prescribing Information for SHINGRIX. 2. Kilgore PE, Kruszon-Moran D, Seward JF, et al. Varicella in Americans from NHANES Ill: implications for control through routine immunization. J Med Viral. 2003;70(suppl 1):S111-S118. 3. Kimberlin DW, Whitley RJ. Varicella-zoster vaccine for the prevention of herpes zoster. N Engl J Med. 2007;356(13):1338-1343. 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevention of herpes zoster: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR. 2008;57(RR-5):1-30.

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