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Review: could Lipitor cause Glaucoma?

We study 129,760 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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Lipitor

Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,648 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) (latest reports from 64,237 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 129,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 440 people (0.34%) have Glaucoma. They amount to 0.68% of all the 64,343 people who have Glaucoma on eHealthMe.

Trend of Glaucoma in Lipitor reports

Time on Lipitor when people have Glaucoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Glaucoma14.29%7.14%7.14%50.00%7.14%7.14%7.14%

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma67.42%32.58%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.60%2.40%8.08%23.35%65.57%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Lipitor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Glaucoma100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (98 people, 22.27%)
  2. Hypertension (61 people, 13.86%)
  3. Osteoporosis (44 people, 10.00%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (25 people, 5.68%)
  5. Glaucoma (23 people, 5.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (108 people, 24.55%)
  2. Zometa (70 people, 15.91%)
  3. Coumadin (67 people, 15.23%)
  4. Xalatan (62 people, 14.09%)
  5. Neurontin (52 people, 11.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 1. Moderate usually dry cough, sometimes mild mucous, for 8-10 years duration, no other symptoms. 2. Mild & now fully controlled hypertension duration of 5-8 years.
    3. Recurrent prostatitis 10-14 years past, but symptom free since then.
    4. Mild hypothyroidism, fully corrected with low-dose thyroxine.
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  • Had moderate rectal bleeding in one day after using 80mg Lipitor daily for approximately 6 weeks. Immediately stopped using Lipitor and have not seen any bleeding since that first day.

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