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 23,124 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 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 colorectal cancer metastatic. (latest outcomes from Avastin 23,225 users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with eye pain, breathing difficulty, ocular hyperaemia, high blood pressure, visual acuity reduced (latest reports from 16,866 Glaucoma patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

23,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin.
Among them, 54 people (0.23%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avastin cause Glaucoma?

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Avastin *:

  • female: 67.39 %
  • male: 32.61 %

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: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 89.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (15 people)
  • Toothache (11 people)
  • Parkinson's Disease (10 people)
  • Osteoporosis (10 people)
  • Osteopenia (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (37 people)
  • Coumadin (33 people)
  • Nexium (30 people)
  • Megace (26 people)
  • Arimidex (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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