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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 Glaucoma.

We study 77,477 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 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 80,812 users)

Intraocular pressure increased

Intraocular pressure increased has been reported by people with glaucoma, high blood pressure, macular degeneration, high blood cholesterol, depression.(latest reports from Intraocular pressure increased 5,882 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 77,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 85 people (0.11%) have Intraocular Pressure Increased.

Trend of Intraocular pressure increased in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Intraocular pressure increased * :

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Age of people who have Intraocular pressure increased when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Intraocular pressure increased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.56%93.44%

Severity of Intraocular pressure increased when taking Simvastatin ** :

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How people recovered from Intraocular pressure increased ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Glaucoma (25 people, 29.41%)
  2. Hypertension (24 people, 28.24%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (23 people, 27.06%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 12.94%)
  5. Neuralgia (8 people, 9.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xalatan (29 people, 34.12%)
  2. Glyburide (11 people, 12.94%)
  3. Aspirin (11 people, 12.94%)
  4. Lyrica (9 people, 10.59%)
  5. Levoxyl (9 people, 10.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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