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Would you have Dry eyes when you have Multiple sclerosis?





Summary: Dry eyes is found among people with Multiple sclerosis, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Hypertension, and take medication Tysabri.

We study 160 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who have Multiple sclerosis and Dry eyes >>>

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, Betaseron. (latest reports from Multiple Sclerosis 223,215 patients)

Dry eyes

Dry Eyes (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.(latest reports from Dry Eyes 10,597 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 160 people who have multiple sclerosis and Dry Eyes are studied.

Trend of Dry eyes in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Dry eyes * :

FemaleMale
Dry eyes84.57%15.43%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Dry eyes * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%3.59%8.38%18.56%17.96%37.13%14.37%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eyes0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (12 people, 7.50%)
  2. Depression (10 people, 6.25%)
  3. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (9 people, 5.62%)
  4. Gait disturbance (9 people, 5.62%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 5.00%)
  6. Bladder disorder (7 people, 4.38%)
  7. Malaise (6 people, 3.75%)
  8. Rhinitis (6 people, 3.75%)
  9. Insomnia (6 people, 3.75%)
  10. Gastritis (6 people, 3.75%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tysabri (76 people, 47.50%)
  2. Avonex (57 people, 35.62%)
  3. Gilenya (32 people, 20.00%)
  4. Baclofen (20 people, 12.50%)
  5. Rebif (18 people, 11.25%)
  6. Neurontin (11 people, 6.88%)
  7. Zoloft (10 people, 6.25%)
  8. Nexium (9 people, 5.62%)
  9. Klonopin (8 people, 5.00%)
  10. Vitamin d (7 people, 4.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Multiple Sclerosis and Dry Eyes?

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