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What could cause Excessive Eye Blinking for a 65-year old woman?

This is a study of Singulair for a 65 year old female patient who has Dry eye syndrome. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 4,652 female patients aged 65 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 64

Gender: female

Conditions: Dry eye syndrome

Drugs taking:
- Singulair (montelukast sodium): used for 1 - 2 years

Side effects have: severe excessive eye blinking

On Jan, 26, 2014: 4,652 females aged 64 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Singulair are studied

Trend of Singulair's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (9950090)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
among females aged 64 (±5) who take the drug
Excessive Eye Blinking (excessive blinking is dry eyes)3 (0.07%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among females aged 64 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Excessive Eye Blinking in Dry Eye Syndrome1 (3.03%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 64 (±5) in the use of Singulair:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)964
Arthralgia (joint pain)376
Asthma351
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)318
Drug Ineffective278
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)264
Cough258
Pneumonia239
Headache (pain in head)237
Dizziness232

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 64 (±5) in long term use of Singulair:

Side effectNumber of reports
Allergic Granulomatous Angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)39
Anxiety26
Rash (redness)21
Dizziness18
Depression17
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)15
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)13
Cough13
Back Pain10
Pain In Extremity9

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