Would you have Dry Eyes when you have Multiple Sclerosis?


Dry eyes is found among people with Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, take medication Tysabri and have Depression. We study 384 people who have Dry eyes and Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen (latest reports from 423,464 Multiple sclerosis patients)

Dry Eyes

Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, dry eyes, osteoporosis, depression (latest reports from 23,300 Dry eyes patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

384 people who have Multiple Sclerosis and Dry Eyes are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Dry eyes when you have Multiple sclerosis?

Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis and experience Dry Eyes *:

  • female: 86.05 %
  • male: 13.95 %

Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis and experience Dry Eyes *:

  • 0-1: 0.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.32 %
  • 20-29: 7.59 %
  • 30-39: 14.52 %
  • 40-49: 20.79 %
  • 50-59: 37.95 %
  • 60+: 17.49 %

Severity of Dry Eyes *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Depression (17 people, 4.43%)
  • Hypertension (12 people, 3.12%)
  • Pain (10 people, 2.60%)
  • Gait Disturbance (9 people, 2.34%)
  • Anxiety (9 people, 2.34%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Tysabri (105 people, 27.34%)
  • Gilenya (90 people, 23.44%)
  • Avonex (88 people, 22.92%)
  • Tecfidera (54 people, 14.06%)
  • Rebif (32 people, 8.33%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Fatigue (106 people, 27.60%)
  • Headache (70 people, 18.23%)
  • Vision Blurred (63 people, 16.41%)
  • Eye Pain (54 people, 14.06%)
  • Dry Mouth (50 people, 13.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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