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Review: could Glaucoma cause Eye swelling?

Summary: Eye swelling could be caused by Glaucoma, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Xalatan.

We study 10,682 people who have Glaucoma from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Eye swelling. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 10,682 people who have glaucoma are studied. Among them, 149 (1.39%) have Eye Swelling. They amount to 0.36% of all the 40,948 people who have Eye Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Eye swelling in glaucoma reports

Gender of people who have glaucoma and experienced Eye swelling * :

FemaleMale
Eye swelling79.19%20.81%

Age of people who have glaucoma and experienced Eye swelling * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.83%2.48%14.05%83.47%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye swelling0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 8.72%)
  2. Dry eye (12 people, 8.05%)
  3. Intraocular pressure increased (9 people, 6.04%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 4.03%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (4 people, 2.68%)
  6. Gastric disorder (4 people, 2.68%)
  7. Inflammation (4 people, 2.68%)
  8. Thyroid disorder (4 people, 2.68%)
  9. Crohn's disease (4 people, 2.68%)
  10. Urinary tract infection (3 people, 2.01%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Xalatan (95 people, 63.76%)
  2. Combigan (31 people, 20.81%)
  3. Latanoprost (26 people, 17.45%)
  4. Travatan (21 people, 14.09%)
  5. Alphagan p (10 people, 6.71%)
  6. Synthroid (10 people, 6.71%)
  7. Lumigan (9 people, 6.04%)
  8. Betoptic (8 people, 5.37%)
  9. Travatan z (8 people, 5.37%)
  10. Alphagan (7 people, 4.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • 5/325 every 4 hours as needed. 0-4 per day. Would like to stop taking this drug as my eye pressure has increased. Only take it if the pain is 10+++. Looking for Orthopedic Surgeon to fix the bulging disks.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Prescription anti histamines hardly did anything but montelukast has helped my daily severe conjucta and eye swelling, redness and watering and helped me avoid steriods for the first time since I was a child. Prescribed by an immunologist.

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