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Review: could Glaucoma cause Sinus infection?

We study 10,723 people who have Glaucoma from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Sinus infection (Sinusitis). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Glaucoma (latest reports from 64,193 patients) can be treated by Xalatan, Lumigan, Timolol Maleate, Travatan Z, Cosopt, Latanoprost.

Sinus infection

Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 230,359 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 10,717 people who have glaucoma are studied. Among them, 61 (0.57%) have Sinus Infection. They amount to 0.03% of all the 232,267 people who have Sinus Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sinus infection in glaucoma reports

Gender of people who have glaucoma and experienced Sinus infection * :

Sinus infection65.12%34.88%

Age of people who have glaucoma and experienced Sinus infection * :

Sinus infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.22%14.63%85.37%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sinus infection0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (22 people, 36.07%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (12 people, 19.67%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 19.67%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (10 people, 16.39%)
  5. Pain (8 people, 13.11%)
  6. Arthritis (7 people, 11.48%)
  7. Asthma (7 people, 11.48%)
  8. Psoriasis (5 people, 8.20%)
  9. Diarrhoea (5 people, 8.20%)
  10. Vitamin supplementation (4 people, 6.56%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Xalatan (55 people, 90.16%)
  2. Travatan (18 people, 29.51%)
  3. Lumigan (18 people, 29.51%)
  4. Humira (14 people, 22.95%)
  5. Synthroid (12 people, 19.67%)
  6. Lipitor (10 people, 16.39%)
  7. Cosopt (10 people, 16.39%)
  8. Aspirin (10 people, 16.39%)
  9. Neurontin (9 people, 14.75%)
  10. Pravachol (9 people, 14.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • After using Azopt for 18months I am now suffering from severe pain in my right shoulder which my doctor has prescribed pain killers and i am awaiting an xray. I also have arthritus in my right hand which has become far worse of late.


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