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Review: could Simvastatin cause Ocular hypertension?

We study 77,401 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

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,737 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in blood cholesterol decreased.

Ocular hypertension

Ocular hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal) (latest reports from 3,782 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.

Trend of Ocular hypertension in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Ocular hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ocular hypertension0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ocular hypertension0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

Severity of Ocular hypertension when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ocular hypertension0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ocular hypertension ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Agitation (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Erectile dysfunction (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Proteinuria (2 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosinopril sodium (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ziprasidone hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Terazosin hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Aripiprazole (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Sildenafil citrate (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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