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Review: could Tylenol cause Glaucoma?

Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 53,059 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA and social media. Among them, 184 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 55,638 Tylenol users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,167 Glaucoma patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 53,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 192 people (0.36%) have Glaucoma.

Trend of Glaucoma in Tylenol reports

Time on Tylenol when people have Glaucoma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Glaucoma40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Tylenol * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma74.61%25.39%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Tylenol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.65%0.00%5.81%36.77%56.77%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Tylenol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (26 people, 13.54%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (22 people, 11.46%)
  3. Hypertension (17 people, 8.85%)
  4. Depression (13 people, 6.77%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (73 people, 38.02%)
  2. Vioxx (58 people, 30.21%)
  3. Xalatan (47 people, 24.48%)
  4. Neurontin (46 people, 23.96%)
  5. Tylenol-500 (44 people, 22.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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