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Review: could Simvastatin cause Ocular hypertension?
We study 77,438 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Ocular hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocular hypertension and more.
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Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,754 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Ocular hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal) (latest reports from 3,788 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, pain, macular oedema.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 77,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Ocular Hypertension. They amount to 0.11% of all the 3,782 people who have Ocular Hypertension on eHealthMe.
Time on Simvastatin when people have Ocular hypertension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ocular hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Ocular hypertension when taking Simvastatin * :
|Ocular hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||60.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Ocular hypertension when taking Simvastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ocular hypertension||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ocular hypertension ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (2 people, 50.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 50.00%)
- Agitation (2 people, 50.00%)
- Erectile dysfunction (2 people, 50.00%)
- Proteinuria (2 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosinopril sodium (2 people, 50.00%)
- Ziprasidone hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
- Terazosin hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
- Aripiprazole (2 people, 50.00%)
- Sildenafil citrate (2 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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