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Review: could Simvastatin cause Ocular hypertension?

Summary: Ocular hypertension is reported only by a few people who take Simvastatin.

We study 77,518 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 has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,864 Simvastatin users)

Ocular hypertension

Ocular hypertension (intraocular pressure higher than normal) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, pain, macular oedema. (latest reports from 892 Ocular hypertension patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 77,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Ocular Hypertension.

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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