Lipitor and Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Glaucoma with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 572 people (0.31%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Glaucoma?

Time on Lipitor when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.75 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor *:

  • female: 70.07 %
  • male: 29.93 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.48 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 7.86 %
  • 50-59: 23.57 %
  • 60+: 64.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (192 people, 33.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (91 people, 15.91%)
  • Osteoporosis (57 people, 9.97%)
  • Diabetes (30 people, 5.24%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (29 people, 5.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (106 people, 18.53%)
  • Zometa (85 people, 14.86%)
  • Xalatan (70 people, 12.24%)
  • Nexium (66 people, 11.54%)
  • Coumadin (65 people, 11.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cataract (128 people, 22.38%)
  • Pain (111 people, 19.41%)
  • Joint Pain (88 people, 15.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (84 people, 14.69%)
  • Osteoarthritis (80 people, 13.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Glaucoma when taking Lipitor?

Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 188,717 users)

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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 31,178 Glaucoma patients).

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