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Related topic: Ramipril, Cataract

Review: could Ramipril cause Cataract?

Summary: Cataract could be caused by Ramipril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 30,699 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, when they have Cataract and more.

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Ramipril

Ramipril (latest outcomes from 31,757 users) has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) (latest reports from 134,482 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 30,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril. Among them, 84 people (0.27%) have Cataract. They amount to 0.06% of all the 134,162 people who have Cataract on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cataract in Ramipril reports

Time on Ramipril when people have Cataract * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Ramipril * :

FemaleMale
Cataract31.65%68.35%

Age of people who have Cataract when taking Ramipril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cataract0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.59%11.11%9.52%77.78%

Severity of Cataract when taking Ramipril ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cataract ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 15.48%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (11 people, 13.10%)
  3. Glaucoma (8 people, 9.52%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (6 people, 7.14%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (23 people, 27.38%)
  2. Zyprexa (13 people, 15.48%)
  3. Calcium (13 people, 15.48%)
  4. Vitamin d (13 people, 15.48%)
  5. Vitamin e (11 people, 13.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • had yearly eye check up and my Dr. noted bilateral cataracts that are just starting wanted to know if the imuran is putting me at risk, I just turned 50

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • also I have pain in my legs & feet

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • Sarcoidosis caused complete heart block. Pacemaker implanted in December 2009 but for the past two years I have had palpitations caused by around 3.7 million ectopic heartbeats per year.

    Sarcoidosis also in lungs and eyes. Extended use of Pred Forte caused development of cataracts, one of which has been removed and I am awaiting the second operation.

    Breathlessness is caused by lack of oxygen entering the bloodstream and my ongoing heart problems

    Rarely able to sleep properly due to pain, sleeping for about 20 minutes at a time when I become so exhausted that the pain can't keep me awake

    Muscle and joint pain have made me weak and clumsy.Pain is felt all over, from head to toes along with muscle cramps and intense burning sensation to skin on lower legs.

    ACE levels fluctuate but average 110 - 150.

    Blood pressure on average is 150 / 78 - no treatment given

    I also take Nefopam Hydrochloride (Acupan) for pain but this drug is not on the list.

    Immobility, fatigue and constant pain have left me very depressed ad harbouring thoughts of suicide. My 15 year old granddaughter has lived with me since the death of my daughter 11 years ago and it is my hope that I will live long enough to see her settled in college and independent after which the only thing I have to look forward to is to end my own suffering.

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