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

This is a personalized study for a 53 year old male patient who has Rosacea. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18 male patients aged 53 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Metronidazole (latest outcomes from 13,898 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.

Doxycycline hyclate (latest outcomes from 2,391 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Sulfacetamide sodium (latest outcomes from 197 users) has active ingredients of sulfacetamide sodium.

What are the conditions

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) (latest reports from 10,511 patients) can be treated by Oracea, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Metrogel, Metronidazole.

What is the symptom

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) (latest reports from 63,875 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 18 males aged 49 (±5) who take Metronidazole, Doxycycline Hyclate, Sulfacetamide Sodium are studied

Metronidazole, Doxycycline Hyclate, Sulfacetamide Sodium outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: male

Conditions: Rosacea

Drugs taking:
- Metronidazole (metronidazole): used for 1 - 2 years
- Doxycycline Hyclate - EQ 100MG BASE (doxycycline hyclate): used for 1 - 2 years
- Sulfacetamide Sodium - 10% (sulfacetamide sodium): used for 1 - 2 years

Drug interactions have: moderate glaucoma

Comments from or about the patient: After taking these meds for the treatment of rosacea for which I applied the wash and lotion on my face only, I was diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma followed by a cataract in my right eye. The first question my eye doctor asked following elevated pressures in both eyes was had I been taking any steroids. I had not but my dermatologist mentioned later that the Metronidazole cream was also a steroid.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)2 (11.11% of males aged 49 (±5) who take the drugs)

(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)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Glaucoma in Rosacea1 (1.18% of males aged 49 (±5) who have Rosacea)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Glaucoma in Metronidazole1 (0.13% of males aged 49 (±5) who take Metronidazole)
Glaucoma in Doxycycline Hyclate1 (0.70% of males aged 49 (±5) who take Doxycycline hyclate)
Glaucoma in Sulfacetamide Sodium1 (12.50% of males aged 49 (±5) who take Sulfacetamide sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metronidazole is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Doxycycline Hyclate is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Sulfacetamide Sodium is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Cellulitis Orbitaln/an/aBack PainBack Painn/an/aMass
AsthmaGlaucomaRash Erythematous
CyanosisSerratia Infection
DyspnoeaStaphylococcal Infection
Staphylococcal AbscessHerpes Virus Infection
Normochromic Normocytic AnaemiaSkin Necrosis
Acute SinusitisLymphadenopathy
Acquired Immunodeficiency SyndromeCellulitis
Body Temperature IncreasedDermatitis Infected
Skin EruptionCandidiasis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Metronidazole and have Glaucoma
- group for people who take Doxycycline Hyclate and have Glaucoma
- group for people who take Sulfacetamide Sodium and have Glaucoma
- group for people who have Glaucoma and Rosacea
- group for people who have Rosacea
- group for people who have Glaucoma
- group for people who take Doxycycline Hyclate
- group for people who take Metronidazole
- group for people who take Sulfacetamide Sodium

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    Reply

    kilian on Jul, 16, 2012:

    Malorone is expensive, but safe. - even in Sunlight, with the least amount of side effects of any other anti Malaria - CDC has complete info and flow chart to help you chose - I have never had a problem with Malorone and travel to east Africa often.

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