Viagra and Retinal detachment - from FDA reports


Summary

Retinal detachment is found among people who take Viagra, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lansoprazole, and have Erection problems. This review analyzes which people have Retinal detachment with Viagra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,823 people who have side effects when taking Viagra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 14, 2017

47,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra.
Among them, 124 people (0.26%) have Retinal Detachment


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Viagra when people have Retinal Detachment *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Retinal Detachment when taking Viagra *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Retinal Detachment when taking Viagra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.69 %
  • 40-49: 23.44 %
  • 50-59: 23.44 %
  • 60+: 48.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Erection Problems (41 people, 33.06%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (10 people, 8.06%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 6.45%)
  • Enlarged Heart (1 person, 0.81%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person, 0.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisolone (8 people, 6.45%)
  • Lipitor (8 people, 6.45%)
  • Lansoprazole (8 people, 6.45%)
  • Cellcept (7 people, 5.65%)
  • Fosamax (6 people, 4.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vision Blurred (19 people, 15.32%)
  • Retinal Tear (16 people, 12.90%)
  • Visual Acuity Reduced (15 people, 12.10%)
  • Vitreous Detachment (12 people, 9.68%)
  • Fall (11 people, 8.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Retinal detachment when taking Viagra?

Viagra

Viagra has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from Viagra 49,593 users)

Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment (a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, diabetes (latest reports from 6,110 Retinal detachment patients).

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