Simvastatin and Intraocular pressure increased - from FDA reports


Summary

Intraocular pressure increased is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xalatan, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Intraocular pressure increased with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 145 people (0.1%) have Intraocular Pressure Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Intraocular pressure increased?

Time on Simvastatin when people have Intraocular Pressure Increased *:

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

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

  • female: 56.64 %
  • male: 43.36 %

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: 1.77 %
  • 40-49: 2.65 %
  • 50-59: 13.27 %
  • 60+: 82.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (63 people, 43.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (44 people, 30.34%)
  • Glaucoma (44 people, 30.34%)
  • Diabetes (20 people, 13.79%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (13 people, 8.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xalatan (38 people, 26.21%)
  • Lyrica (15 people, 10.34%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 10.34%)
  • Glyburide (14 people, 9.66%)
  • Metformin (12 people, 8.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (24 people, 16.55%)
  • Dizziness (23 people, 15.86%)
  • Vision Blurred (19 people, 13.10%)
  • Visual Impairment (16 people, 11.03%)
  • Diplopia (13 people, 8.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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