Could Cymbalta cause Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 89,252 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA. Among them, 215 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 92,078 users)

Glaucoma

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, 21, 2016

89,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 215 people (0.24%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Glaucoma?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 44.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 71.36 %
  • male: 28.64 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.65 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.65 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 9.74 %
  • 50-59: 25.32 %
  • 60+: 56.49 %

Severity of Glaucoma **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (43 people, 20.00%)
  • Prilosec (41 people, 19.07%)
  • Prednisone (41 people, 19.07%)
  • Nexium (41 people, 19.07%)
  • Zometa (35 people, 16.28%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (23 people, 10.70%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Cataract (58 people, 26.98%)
  • Pain (51 people, 23.72%)
  • Dizziness (51 people, 23.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (46 people, 21.40%)
  • Fatigue (44 people, 20.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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