Simvastatin and Ocular hypertension - from FDA reports


Ocular hypertension is reported only by a few people who take Simvastatin. We study 138,167 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA. Among them, 5 have Ocular hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocular hypertension and more.

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On May, 17, 2017

138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 5 people (0.0%) have Ocular Hypertension

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Simvastatin cause Ocular hypertension?

Gender of people who have Ocular Hypertension when taking Simvastatin *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Ocular Hypertension when taking Simvastatin *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Rhabdomyoma (1 person, 20.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Headache (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atenolol (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Zoladex (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Clonazepam (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Ativan (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swelling (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Joint Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 40.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Sepsis (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Ocular hypertension when taking Simvastatin?


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Ocular hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, age-related macular degeneration, macular oedema, gastroesophageal reflux disease (latest reports from 1,872 Ocular hypertension patients).

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