Could Avastin cause Glaucoma - from FDA reports
Glaucoma is found among people who take Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 42,535 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA. Among them, 93 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 Avastin 43,412 users)
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 29,290 Glaucoma patients).
On Nov, 27, 2016
42,535 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin.
Among them, 93 people (0.22%) have Glaucoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Avastin when people have Glaucoma *:
- < 1 month: 80 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin *:
- female: 56.63 %
- male: 43.37 %
Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.89 %
- 40-49: 11.32 %
- 50-59: 9.43 %
- 60+: 77.36 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (42 people, 45.16%)
- Nexium (35 people, 37.63%)
- Coumadin (35 people, 37.63%)
- Lucentis (34 people, 36.56%)
- Megace (29 people, 31.18%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (18 people, 19.35%)
- Diabetic Retinal Oedema (17 people, 18.28%)
- Toothaches (12 people, 12.90%)
- Diabetic Retinopathy (12 people, 12.90%)
- Muscle Spasms (11 people, 11.83%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Visual Impairment (46 people, 49.46%)
- Pain (42 people, 45.16%)
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome (37 people, 39.78%)
- Osteopenia (35 people, 37.63%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (32 people, 34.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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