Review: could Avastin cause Glaucoma?
Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic.
We study 23,967 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.
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Avastin has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration. (latest outcomes from 24,097 Avastin users)
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,167 Glaucoma patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 23,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 55 people (0.23%) have Glaucoma.
Time on Avastin when people have Glaucoma * :
Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin * :
Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin * :
Severity of Glaucoma when taking Avastin ** :
How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 27.27%)
- Toothache (11 people, 20.00%)
- Muscle spasms (11 people, 20.00%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 18.18%)
- Parkinson's disease (10 people, 18.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (37 people, 67.27%)
- Nexium (34 people, 61.82%)
- Coumadin (33 people, 60.00%)
- Arimidex (26 people, 47.27%)
- Megace (26 people, 47.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Is there a link between forteo and macular holes?
My 82 year old mother has osteoporosis and was taking Forteo for several years (stopped taking aprox. 2 1/2 years ago) She also has Glaucoma. She recently developed a macular hole and just had surgery to correct it. Is there any link between Forteo and macular holes or other vision problems? We are concerned that her other eye will develop a macular hole at some point, and want to investigate the possible connection between her osteoporosis and the taking of Forteo and her severe vision issues.
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From this study (4 weeks ago):
After taking avastan for numerous brain tumors(non cancerous)over a period of 1 yr suddenly I have gotten Neuropathy causing weakness in walking,need a walker. Also a supply of vitamin(Metanx 1 tablet 2x daily). Just starting this vitamin regiment. Will these symptoms go away.
From this study (2 months ago):
From Feb. 2014 to Nov. 2014 peripheral vision decreased, eye pressure stable,
doctors says indication of glaucoma. No known family history. Of white, native American, Scottish origins.
Added the Bio-Curcumin within last 6 months. Wondering if that or possible use of Duloxeline could be cause.
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