Could Ramipril cause Cataract - from FDA reports


Summary

Cataract is found among people who take Ramipril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 37,354 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA. Among them, 105 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, when they have Cataract and more.

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Ramipril

Ramipril has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Ramipril 53,719 users)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 27,440 Cataract patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

37,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril.
Among them, 105 people (0.28%) have Cataract


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ramipril cause Cataract?

Time on Ramipril when people have Cataract *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Ramipril *:

  • female: 36.36 %
  • male: 63.64 %

Age of people who have Cataract when taking Ramipril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.32 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.32 %
  • 30-39: 3.95 %
  • 40-49: 13.16 %
  • 50-59: 9.21 %
  • 60+: 71.05 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (27 people, 25.71%)
  • Zyprexa (14 people, 13.33%)
  • Zometa (14 people, 13.33%)
  • Lisinopril (14 people, 13.33%)
  • Dexamethasone (13 people, 12.38%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 16.19%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 11.43%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people, 10.48%)
  • Glaucoma (10 people, 9.52%)
  • Diabetes (6 people, 5.71%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Visual Acuity Reduced (30 people, 28.57%)
  • Chest Pain (22 people, 20.95%)
  • Pneumonia (20 people, 19.05%)
  • Dizziness (19 people, 18.10%)
  • Anaemia (19 people, 18.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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