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Visudyne (Verteporfin) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Visudyne (Verteporfin) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (54)
Disability (6)

Reports by Reaction Type

Visual Acuity Reduced (14)Retinal Haemorrhage (10)Choroidal Neovascularisation (10)Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear (9)Retinal Detachment (8)Choroidal Dystrophy (7)Disease Recurrence (5)AGE-Related Macular Degeneration (4)Eye Infection Toxoplasmal (4)Blindness (4)Drug Ineffective (3)Blood Pressure Increased (3)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Visudyne (Verteporfin). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-20

Patient: male

Reactions: Cerebellar Infarction, Incontinence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ranibizumab
    Dosage: 0.05 ml, unk
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-11-06

Ranibizumab
    Dosage: 0.05 ml, unk
    Start date: 2009-12-04

Ranibizumab
    Dosage: 0.05 ml, unk
    Start date: 2010-05-21

Ranibizumab
    Dosage: 0.05 ml, unk
    Start date: 2010-01-08

Visudyne
    Dosage: 1 df, unk
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2004-10-01
    End date: 2009-11-01

Visudyne
    Dosage: 1 df, unk
    Start date: 2010-05-22

Other drugs received by patient: Coptis; Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride; Rinderon A; Sodium Bicarbonate; Magnesium Aluminum Silicate; Meiact; Calcium Carbonate; Solantal; Coptis Trifolia; Diastase; Herbal Extract; Hyalein; Ofloxacin



Possible Visudyne side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-08-09

Patient: 72 year old female

Reactions: Subretinal Fibrosis, Polyp, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.5 mg daily et
    Indication: Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Visudyne
    Indication: Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Other drugs received by patient: Povidone-Iodine (Formula 47)



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-07-26

Patient: 82 year old

Reactions: Cataract, Blindness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2011-06-20
    End date: 2011-06-20

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-06-20
    End date: 2011-06-20



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Australia on 2012-07-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Visual Acuity Reduced

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2007-10-01

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration



Possible Visudyne side effects in 83 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-07-18

Patient: 83 year old male

Reactions: Cataract, Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Japan on 2012-07-17

Patient: male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-01

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-01-14
    End date: 2010-01-14

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-06-25
    End date: 2009-06-25

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-04-28
    End date: 2009-04-28

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-12-11
    End date: 2009-12-11

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-05-28
    End date: 2009-05-28

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16

Visudyne
    Start date: 2010-01-22
    End date: 2010-01-22

Other drugs received by patient: Theolong; Huscode; Lansoprazole; Diamox; Mucodyne; Catalin; Levofloxacin; Mucosolvan



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-17

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Disease Recurrence, Retinal Haemorrhage, Visual Acuity Reduced, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-14
    End date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once et
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-01

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once et
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-22
    End date: 2010-01-22

Visudyne
    Dosage: 4.8 ml once iv
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16
    End date: 2009-10-16

Other drugs received by patient: Huscode; Catalin; Theolong; Lansoprazole; Levofloxacin; Mucodyne; Mucosolan; Diamox



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-13

Patient: male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-01

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-01-14
    End date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-05-28
    End date: 2009-05-28

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-12-11
    End date: 2009-12-11

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-06-25
    End date: 2009-06-25

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-04-28
    End date: 2009-04-28

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16

Visudyne
    Start date: 2010-01-22
    End date: 2010-01-22



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old female

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-07-09

Patient: 82 year old female

Reactions: Cataract, Choroidal Neovascularisation, Blindness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne



Possible Visudyne side effects in

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-07-06

Patient:

Reactions: Blindness, Glaucoma Surgery

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne



Possible Visudyne side effects in

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-06-29

Patient:

Reactions: Glaucoma, Blindness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne



Possible Visudyne side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-06-29

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Chest Discomfort, Nausea, Deafness, Loss of Consciousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-27

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Disease Recurrence, Visual Acuity Reduced, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-14
    End date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once by
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-01

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once by
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Visudyne
    Dosage: 4.8 ml once iv
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16
    End date: 2009-10-16

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-22
    End date: 2010-01-22



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Japan on 2012-06-26

Patient: male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Start date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-04-28

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-06-25

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-05-28

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16

Visudyne
    Start date: 2010-01-22



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-06-20

Patient: male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-01-14

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-05-28

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-04-28

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-06-25

Visudyne
    Start date: 2012-01-22

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-15

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Visual Acuity Reduced, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-14
    End date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Dosage: 0;05 ml once, ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-01

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml ince ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Visudyne
    Dosage: 4.8 ml once, iv
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16
    End date: 2009-10-16

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-22
    End date: 2010-01-22



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Netherlands on 2012-06-11

Patient: 82 year old female, weighing 69.1 kg (152.1 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Degeneration, Drug Ineffective, Visual Acuity Reduced, Macular Hole, Disease Progression, Retinal Cyst, Hypoperfusion, Eye Disorder, Vitreous Disorder, Chorioretinal Atrophy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: ni
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2008-01-02

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.5 mg daily ey
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2007-10-23
    End date: 2007-10-23

Visudyne
    Dosage: ni
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2008-01-02

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg daily iv
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2007-10-23
    End date: 2007-10-23



Possible Visudyne side effects in 68 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Japan on 2012-06-05

Patient: 68 year old male

Reactions: Retinal Haemorrhage

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2012-04-20



Possible Visudyne side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-06-05

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Nausea, Deafness, Loss of Consciousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Visudyne



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-05

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Disease Recurrence, Visual Acuity Reduced, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-14
    End date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01
    End date: 2009-10-01

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2010-01-22
    End date: 2010-01-22

Visudyne
    Dosage: 4.8 ml once iv
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16
    End date: 2009-10-16



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Japan on 2012-06-01

Patient: male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear, Retinal Haemorrhage, Choroidal Neovascularisation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Start date: 2010-01-14

Avastin
    Start date: 2010-02-18

Avastin
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-01

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-04-28

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-05-28

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-06-25

Lucentis
    Start date: 2009-12-11

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-10-16

Visudyne
    Start date: 2012-01-22



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-20

Patient: male

Reactions: Thrombosis, AGE-Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Oedema, Condition Aggravated, Injection Site Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-11-18
    End date: 2011-11-18

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-12-16
    End date: 2011-12-16

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-10-14
    End date: 2011-10-14

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-10-03
    End date: 2011-10-03



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-16

Patient: male

Reactions: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration, Injection Site Pain, Retinal Vascular Thrombosis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Start date: 2011-12-16

Lucentis
    Start date: 2011-10-14

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-10-11
    End date: 2011-10-12

Lucentis
    Start date: 2011-11-18

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-10-03

Visudyne
    Start date: 2011-12-16



Possible Visudyne side effects in 73 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-04-06

Patient: 73 year old female

Reactions: Retinal Detachment, Choroidal Dystrophy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.05 ml once ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-08-18
    End date: 2009-08-18

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2009-08-21
    End date: 2009-08-21

Other drugs received by patient: Gatifloxacin



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-05

Patient: male

Reactions: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Vascular Thrombosis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-10-11
    End date: 2011-10-12

Lucentis
    Start date: 2011-11-18
    End date: 2011-11-19

Lucentis

Lucentis
    Start date: 2011-12-16
    End date: 2011-12-17

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration



Possible Visudyne side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-02

Patient: male

Reactions: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Oedema, Visual Impairment, Vision Blurred, Retinal Vascular Thrombosis, Visual Acuity Reduced, Condition Aggravated

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2011-12-01

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration



Possible Visudyne side effects in

Reported by a physician from Denmark on 2012-03-31

Patient:

Reactions: Femoral Artery Occlusion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.5 mg once ey
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg/m^2 once iv
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation



Possible Visudyne side effects in

Reported by a physician from Denmark on 2012-03-30

Patient:

Reactions: Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.5 mg once ey
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg/m2 once, iv
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation



Possible Visudyne side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-03-29

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Visual Field Defect, Retinal Oedema, Visual Acuity Reduced

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2008-06-13
    End date: 2008-06-13

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2008-06-13
    End date: 2008-06-13

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg/m^2 once iv
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2008-06-13
    End date: 2008-06-13

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg/m^2 once iv
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2008-06-13
    End date: 2008-06-13



Possible Visudyne side effects in 82 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Netherlands on 2012-03-29

Patient: 82 year old female, weighing 69.1 kg (152.1 pounds)

Reactions: Retinal Cyst, Visual Acuity Reduced, Vitreous Adhesions, Hypoperfusion, Chorioretinal Disorder, Chorioretinal Atrophy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.5 mg daily ey
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2007-10-23
    End date: 2007-10-23

Lucentis
    Dosage: 0.5 mg daily ey
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2007-10-23
    End date: 2007-10-23

Lucentis
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2008-01-02

Lucentis
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2008-01-02

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg daily iv
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2007-10-23
    End date: 2007-10-23

Visudyne
    Dosage: 6 mg daily iv
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2007-10-23
    End date: 2007-10-23

Visudyne
    Indication: AGE-Related Macular Degeneration
    Start date: 2008-01-02

Visudyne
    Indication: Choroidal Neovascularisation
    Start date: 2008-01-02

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