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From FDA reports: side effects of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388 for a Female patient aged 66

This is a personalized study for a 66 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 660 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Apr, 29, 2015: 660 people who reported to have side effects when taking Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388 are studied

Trend of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3829314)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 66

Gender: female

Conditions: Nasopharyngitis, Nasal Congestion

Drugs taking:
- Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388
- Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Visual Acuity Reduced, Vision Blurred, Swelling Face, Oral Discomfort, Nasal Discomfort, Keratitis, Fuchs' Syndrome, Facial Pain, Eye Pain, Eye Irritation, Dry Eye, Dacryostenosis Acquired

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 66 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Visual Acuity Reduced2 (2.94%)
Vision Blurred10 (14.71%)
Swelling Face8 (11.76%)
Oral Discomfort2 (2.94%)
Nasal Discomfort8 (11.76%)
Keratitis2 (2.94%)
Fuchs' Syndrome2 (2.94%)
Facial Pain2 (2.94%)
Eye Pain10 (14.71%)
Eye Irritation20 (29.41%)
Dry Eye2 (2.94%)
Dacryostenosis Acquired2 (2.94%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 66 (±5) in the use of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388:

Side effectNumber of reports
Eye Irritation20
Pain15
Mydriasis14
Visual Impairment12
Application Site Burn12
Drug Ineffective12
Vision Blurred10
Eye Pain10
Anxiety10
Ocular Hyperaemia10

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 66 (±5) in long term use of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388:

Side effectNumber of reports
Deafness Unilateral1
Incorrect Drug Administration Duration1

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Visual Acuity Reduced22 (3.33%)
Vision Blurred122 (18.48%)
Swelling Face12 (1.82%)
Oral Discomfort2 (0.30%)
Nasal Discomfort28 (4.24%)
Keratitis2 (0.30%)
Fuchs' Syndrome2 (0.30%)
Facial Pain2 (0.30%)
Eye Pain60 (9.09%)
Eye Irritation106 (16.06%)
Dry Eye21 (3.18%)
Dacryostenosis Acquired2 (0.30%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388:

Side effectNumber of reports
Vision Blurred122
Eye Irritation106
Headache76
Ocular Hyperaemia74
Pain73
Drug Ineffective72
Product Quality Issue68
Anosmia68
Nausea66
Eye Pain60

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05% 388:

Side effectNumber of reports
Pinguecula4
Retinal Tear4
Ocular Hyperaemia4
Dry Eye4
Mydriasis4
Incorrect Drug Administration Duration4
Scleral Discolouration4
Vitreous Floaters4
Astigmatism4
Vitreous Detachment4

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