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A study for a 66-year old woman who takes Singulair

Summary: 4,937 female patients aged 66 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 66 year old female patient who has Dry eye syndrome. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 29, 2015: 4,937 females aged 64 (±5) who take Singulair are studied

Singulair outcomes

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Excessive Eye Blinking3 (0.07% of females aged 64 (±5) who take the drug)

(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)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Excessive Eye Blinking in Dry Eye Syndrome1 (2.70% of females aged 64 (±5) who have Dry eye syndrome)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Excessive Eye Blinking in Singulair3 (0.07% of females aged 64 (±5) who take Singulair)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Singulair is effective18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
81.82%
(9 of 11 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
46.88%
(15 of 32 people)
54.17%
(13 of 24 people)
35.29%
(6 of 17 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DyspnoeaAllergic Granulomatous AngiitisAllergic Granulomatous AngiitisAllergic Granulomatous AngiitisAllergic Granulomatous AngiitisDepressionInsomniaDyspnoea
Allergic Granulomatous AngiitisAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedPain In ExtremityNauseaNeuropathy PeripheralAnxietyNauseaAsthma
Stevens-johnson SyndromeAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedLoss Of ConsciousnessCoughBack PainDiabetes MellitusAnxietyNausea
InsomniaBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedVasculitisFatigueChest PainRotator Cuff SyndromeHigh Blood PressureDrug Ineffective
Liver DisorderDepressionWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedDizzinessCystitis NosStress FractureLack Of FeelingCough
Drug HypersensitivityBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveMyalgiaSuicidal IdeationUrinary Tract DisorderBack PainFatigue
DiarrhoeaWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedVomitingRashAsthma AggravatedLow Turnover OsteopathyAnxiety AggravatedHeadache
DepressionBlood Bilirubin IncreasedNauseaDepressionDepressionLiver Function Test AbnormalDiarrhoeaPneumonia
MalaiseGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedAdverse EventAbdominal PainDizzinessBursitisEustachian Tube DysfunctionDizziness
Suicidal IdeationMalaisePainHeadacheUrinary RetentionGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAbdominal BloatingArthralgia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who take Singulair and have Excessive Eye Blinking
- support group for people who have Excessive Eye Blinking and Dry eye syndrome
- support group for people who have Dry Eye Syndrome
- support group for people who have Excessive Eye Blinking
- support group for people who take Singulair

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