Eylea side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Eylea side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Eylea. The review is based on 5,422 who side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Eylea

Eylea has active ingredients of aflibercept. It is often used in macular degeneration. (latest outcomes from Eylea 5,438 users)

On Apr, 03, 2017

5,422 people who take Eylea are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Eylea side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • death
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • vitreous haemorrhage
  • vitritis
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • vitreous opacities
  • endophthalmitis
  • macular hole
1 - 6 months:
  • death
  • visual acuity reduced
  • uveitis
  • visual impairment
  • myocardial infarction
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • glaucoma
  • vitreous detachment
  • vitreous floaters
6 - 12 months:
  • death
  • uveitis
  • visual acuity reduced
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • hemianopia
  • ocular hyperaemia
  • endophthalmitis
  • eye haemorrhage
1 - 2 years:
  • death
  • endophthalmitis
  • visual impairment
  • vitritis
  • vitreous floaters
  • eye pain
  • glaucoma
  • myocardial infarction
  • vision blurred
  • visual acuity reduced
2 - 5 years:
  • macular hole
  • pneumonia
  • age-related macular degeneration
  • brain stem haemorrhage
  • death
  • myocardial infarction
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • endophthalmitis
5 - 10 years:
  • death
  • endophthalmitis
  • terminal state
10+ years:
  • uterine prolapse
not specified:
  • death
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • vitreous floaters
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • vitritis
  • eye haemorrhage
  • endophthalmitis
  • vitreous haemorrhage

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • death
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • vitreous floaters
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • vision blurred
  • vitreous haemorrhage
  • vitritis
  • endophthalmitis
male:
  • death
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • vitritis
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • vitreous floaters
  • vitreous haemorrhage
  • endophthalmitis
  • myocardial infarction

Most common side effects by age *:

10-19:
  • conjunctivitis
20-29:
  • death
  • retinal vascular occlusion
  • thrombosis
30-39:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • eye haemorrhage
  • keratitis
  • stress
40-49:
  • vitreous haemorrhage
  • visual acuity reduced
  • death
  • vitreous floaters
  • abortion missed
  • anterior chamber inflammation
  • endophthalmitis
  • eye infection bacterial
  • fall
  • glaucoma
50-59:
  • death
  • vision blurred
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • loss of consciousness
  • myocardial infarction
  • streptococcal infection
  • vitreous opacities
  • angina pectoris
  • anterior chamber inflammation
60+:
  • death
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
  • vitritis
  • vitreous floaters
  • endophthalmitis
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • vitreous haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • uveitis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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