Review: could Simvastatin cause Intraocular Pressure Increased?


Summary

Intraocular pressure increased is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Xalatan, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 93,793 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Intraocular pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Intraocular pressure increased and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 98,710 users)

Intraocular Pressure Increased

Intraocular pressure increased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, nausea, glaucoma, visual acuity reduced (latest reports from 6,988 Intraocular pressure increased patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

93,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 105 people (0.11%) have Intraocular Pressure Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Intraocular pressure increased?

Gender of people who have Intraocular Pressure Increased when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 51.46 %
  • male: 48.54 %

Age of people who have Intraocular Pressure Increased when taking Simvastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.32 %
  • 40-49: 2.63 %
  • 50-59: 7.89 %
  • 60+: 88.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (30 people)
  • Glaucoma (30 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (30 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (15 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xalatan (33 people)
  • Aspirin (15 people)
  • Lyrica (14 people)
  • Glyburide (14 people)
  • Carvedilol (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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