Avastin and Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Glaucoma with Avastin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,457 people who have side effects when taking Avastin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 08, 2017

44,457 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin.
Among them, 96 people (0.22%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avastin cause Glaucoma?

Time on Avastin when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 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: 55.81 %
  • male: 44.19 %

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: 1.82 %
  • 40-49: 10.91 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 78.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (18 people, 18.75%)
  • Diabetic Retinal Oedema (17 people, 17.71%)
  • Toothaches (12 people, 12.50%)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy (12 people, 12.50%)
  • Muscle Spasms (11 people, 11.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people, 43.75%)
  • Nexium (35 people, 36.46%)
  • Coumadin (35 people, 36.46%)
  • Lucentis (34 people, 35.42%)
  • Megace (29 people, 30.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Impairment (46 people, 47.92%)
  • Pain (42 people, 43.75%)
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome (37 people, 38.54%)
  • Osteopenia (35 people, 36.46%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (32 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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