Review: could Seroquel cause Glaucoma?


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Effexor, and have Depression . We study 78,272 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 170 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 90,830 users)

Glaucoma

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 29,287 Glaucoma patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

78,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 170 people (0.22%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Seroquel cause Glaucoma?

Time on Seroquel when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 2.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 24.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.51 %
  • 10+ years: 7.32 %

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Seroquel *:

  • female: 70.06 %
  • male: 29.94 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Seroquel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.75 %
  • 10-19: 1.5 %
  • 20-29: 2.26 %
  • 30-39: 12.03 %
  • 40-49: 33.08 %
  • 50-59: 24.06 %
  • 60+: 26.32 %

Severity of Glaucoma **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Effexor (33 people, 19.41%)
  • Ativan (27 people, 15.88%)
  • Remeron (25 people, 14.71%)
  • Lexapro (23 people, 13.53%)
  • Risperdal (22 people, 12.94%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (You can know it earlier! Forecast new symptoms and undetected conditions when you take Seroquel, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 9.41%)
  • Osteoporosis (14 people, 8.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 6.47%)
  • Bone Loss (11 people, 6.47%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Cataract (47 people, 27.65%)
  • Diabetes (45 people, 26.47%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (37 people, 21.76%)
  • Fall (33 people, 19.41%)
  • Pain (30 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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