Review: could Lipitor cause Glaucoma?
Summary: Glaucoma could be caused by Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 129,629 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.
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On Apr, 16, 2014: 129,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 440 people (0.34%) have Glaucoma. They amount to 0.70% of all the 63,171 people who have Glaucoma on eHealthMe.
Time on Lipitor when people have Glaucoma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor * :
Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor * :
Severity of Glaucoma when taking Lipitor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (98 people, 22.27%)
- Hypertension (61 people, 13.86%)
- Osteoporosis (44 people, 10.00%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (25 people, 5.68%)
- Glaucoma (23 people, 5.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (108 people, 24.55%)
- Zometa (70 people, 15.91%)
- Coumadin (67 people, 15.23%)
- Xalatan (62 people, 14.09%)
- Neurontin (52 people, 11.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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