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Review: could Avastin cause Glaucoma?

Summary: Glaucoma could be caused by Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic.

We study 23,958 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 (latest outcomes from 24,085 users) has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) (latest reports from 63,091 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 23,935 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 55 people (0.23%) have Glaucoma. They amount to 0.09% of all the 63,761 people who have Glaucoma on eHealthMe.

Trend of Glaucoma in Avastin reports

Time on Avastin when people have Glaucoma * :

n/a

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 ** :

n/a

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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