Review: could Lipitor cause Glaucoma?
Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 129,898 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 441 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,798 Lipitor users)
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,167 Glaucoma patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 129,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor. Among them, 441 people (0.34%) have Glaucoma.
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 ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (98 people, 22.22%)
- Hypertension (61 people, 13.83%)
- Osteoporosis (44 people, 9.98%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (25 people, 5.67%)
- Glaucoma (23 people, 5.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (108 people, 24.49%)
- Zometa (70 people, 15.87%)
- Coumadin (67 people, 15.19%)
- Xalatan (62 people, 14.06%)
- Neurontin (52 people, 11.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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