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What could cause Glaucoma for a 53-year old man?

This is a study of Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 53 year old male patient who has Chronic depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 3,793 male patients aged 53 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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On Mar, 19, 2014: 3,793 males aged 49 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide are studied

Trend of Citalopram Hydrobromide's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3322601)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: male

Conditions: Chronic depression

Drugs taking:
- Citalopram Hydrobromide - EQ 40MG BASE (citalopram hydrobromide): used for 10+ years

Side effects have: moderate glaucoma

Comments from or about the patient: Studies are coming out stating that this drug can cause closed-angle glaucoma. Glaucoma usually is inherited. Nobody in my family has had glaucoma. But after many years taking Prozac, and now Celexa, I have developed glaucoma.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
among males aged 49 (±5) who take the drug
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)5 (0.32%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among males aged 49 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Glaucoma in Chronic Depression1 (0.58%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 49 (±5) in the use of Citalopram Hydrobromide:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety641
Asthenia (weakness)428
Depression377
Diarrhoea371
Vomiting364
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)283
Dizziness202
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)200
Drug Interaction192
Pain183

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 49 (±5) in long term use of Citalopram Hydrobromide:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety18
Depression17
Dizziness16
Asthenia (weakness)14
Perforated Ulcer11
Suicide Attempt8
Aggression8
Fall7
Retroperitoneal Fibrosis (a rare disorder that occurs when extra fibrous tissue forms in the area behind the stomach and intestines)6
Emotional Distress6

How effective is the drug for males aged 49 (±5):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Citalopram Hydrobromide6.25%23.21%42.86%22.32%5.36%

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