Review: could Cymbalta cause Glaucoma?


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 Prilosec, and have Depression . We study 56,230 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 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 56,552 users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with eye pain, drug ineffective, breathing difficulty, ocular hyperaemia, intraocular pressure increased (latest reports from 21,344 Glaucoma patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 137 people (0.24%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Glaucoma?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 67.65 %
  • male: 32.35 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.9 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.31 %
  • 40-49: 9.91 %
  • 50-59: 25.23 %
  • 60+: 57.66 %

Severity if Glaucoma when taking Cymbalta **:

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

How people recovered from Glaucoma **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (31 people)
  • Pain (23 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (20 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (12 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (41 people)
  • Prednisone (40 people)
  • Neurontin (40 people)
  • Nexium (36 people)
  • Zometa (35 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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