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From FDA reports: side effects of Xalatan for a Female patient aged 55

This is a personalized study for a 55 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,648 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 16,648 people who reported to have side effects when taking Xalatan are studied

Trend of Xalatan's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (7436161)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 55

Gender: female

Conditions: Glaucoma

Drugs taking:
- Xalatan

Side effects have: Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 55 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion4 (0.44%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 55 (±5) in the use of Xalatan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Pain144
Intraocular Pressure Increased140
Anxiety129
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)128
Headache (pain in head)123
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)120
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)120
Chest Pain114
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)106
Eye Irritation98

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 55 (±5) in long term use of Xalatan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Eye Irritation10
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)8
Drug Ineffective8
Blindness6
Myalgia (muscle pain)6
Headache (pain in head)6
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)6
Thirst4
Pain4
Hypertensive Crisis4

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion6 (0.04%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Xalatan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Intraocular Pressure Increased2,858
Eye Irritation1,762
Drug Ineffective1,592
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)1,486
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,454
Dizziness1,357
Vision Blurred1,308
Eye Pain1,234
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,228
Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)1,128

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Xalatan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Intraocular Pressure Increased120
Eye Irritation78
Drug Ineffective64
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)62
Ocular Hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)52
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)51
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)48
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)43
Eye Disorder40
Eye Pruritus (eye itching)30

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