Review: could Phenergan cause Chronic Glaucoma?


Chronic glaucoma is found among people who take Phenergan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Zometa, and have Prophylaxis . We study 12,413 people who have side effects while taking Phenergan from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Chronic glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic glaucoma and more.

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Phenergan has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Phenergan 17,738 users)

Chronic Glaucoma

Chronic glaucoma (long lasting damage to eye leads vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 29,282 Chronic glaucoma patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

12,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenergan.
Among them, 50 people (0.4%) have Chronic Glaucoma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phenergan cause Chronic glaucoma?

Gender of people who have Chronic Glaucoma when taking Phenergan *:

  • female: 94 %
  • male: 6 %

Age of people who have Chronic Glaucoma when taking Phenergan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.35 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 45.65 %
  • 50-59: 13.04 %
  • 60+: 36.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prophylaxis (9 people, 18.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Metastases To Bone (7 people, 14.00%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 12.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (30 people, 60.00%)
  • Percocet (24 people, 48.00%)
  • Levaquin (23 people, 46.00%)
  • Aredia (23 people, 46.00%)
  • Gabapentin (19 people, 38.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (39 people, 78.00%)
  • Depression (34 people, 68.00%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (32 people, 64.00%)
  • Back Pain (32 people, 64.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (30 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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