Could Tylenol cause Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 81,304 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA. Among them, 241 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 Tylenol 84,734 users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 29,302 Glaucoma patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

81,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol.
Among them, 241 people (0.3%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tylenol cause Glaucoma?

Time on Tylenol when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Tylenol *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Tylenol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.6 %
  • 30-39: 1.6 %
  • 40-49: 8.56 %
  • 50-59: 31.02 %
  • 60+: 57.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (41 people, 17.01%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 11.62%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 9.96%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (19 people, 7.88%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 7.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (85 people, 35.27%)
  • Vioxx (63 people, 26.14%)
  • Xalatan (53 people, 21.99%)
  • Neurontin (53 people, 21.99%)
  • Aredia (50 people, 20.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (103 people, 42.74%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (95 people, 39.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (90 people, 37.34%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (79 people, 32.78%)
  • Joint Pain (69 people, 28.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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