Simvastatin and Ocular hypertension - from FDA reports


Ocular hypertension is reported only by a few people who take Simvastatin. We study 129,471 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Ocular hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocular hypertension and more.

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Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 135,923 users)

Ocular Hypertension

Ocular hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, age-related macular degeneration, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, pain (latest reports from 1,779 Ocular hypertension patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

129,471 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.

** Reports from social media are used.

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