Could Victoza cause Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Jardiance, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 22,371 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA. Among them, 12 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,869 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, 29, 2016

22,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 12 people (0.05%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Glaucoma?

Time on Victoza when people have Glaucoma *:

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

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (7 people, 58.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Hot Flush (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Erection Problems (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tamsulosin (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Proair Hfa (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Premarin (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Lantus Solostar (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Jardiance (1 person, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Impairment (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Retinal Detachment (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Heart Rate Increased (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Cataract (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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