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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 23,969 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

Avastin has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration. (latest outcomes from 24,099 Avastin users)

Glaucoma

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 19,185 Glaucoma patients)

On May, 22, 2015: 23,969 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 55 people (0.23%) have Glaucoma.

Trend of Glaucoma in Avastin reports

Time on Avastin when people have Glaucoma * :

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Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma67.39%32.61%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.34%0.00%89.66%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Avastin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 27.27%)
  2. Toothache (11 people, 20.00%)
  3. Muscle spasms (11 people, 20.00%)
  4. Breast cancer (10 people, 18.18%)
  5. Parkinson's disease (10 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (37 people, 67.27%)
  2. Nexium (34 people, 61.82%)
  3. Coumadin (33 people, 60.00%)
  4. Arimidex (26 people, 47.27%)
  5. Megace (26 people, 47.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Wanting to know if the M.S. medicines I've taken could have caused my diagnosis of moderate glaucoma in right eye. Rebif 40mcg three/week for last 10 years and Avonex 1/week for 7 years. Initial onset of M.S. 39 years ago was optic neuritis in right eye and other symptoms.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I developed eye pain and redness while using the medicines recently.. I have had glaucoma for the last 5 years.. Could the use of any of these drugs make the condutions worse?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Gas and flatulance markedly improved after change of simvastatin brand

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