Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Dry eyes?
We study 203,334 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Dry eyes. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 280,543 patients) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.
Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 57,263 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 203,332 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 160 (0.08%) have Dry Eyes. They amount to 0.28% of all the 57,522 people who have Dry Eyes on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Dry eyes * :
|Dry eyes||84.57%||15.43% |
Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Dry eyes * :
|Dry eyes||0.00%||0.00%||3.61%||8.43%||18.67%||18.07%||37.35%||14.46% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry eyes||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (12 people, 7.50%)
- Depression (10 people, 6.25%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (9 people, 5.62%)
- Gait disturbance (9 people, 5.62%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 5.00%)
- Bladder disorder (7 people, 4.38%)
- Malaise (6 people, 3.75%)
- Rhinitis (6 people, 3.75%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 3.75%)
- Gastritis (6 people, 3.75%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Tysabri (76 people, 47.50%)
- Avonex (57 people, 35.62%)
- Gilenya (32 people, 20.00%)
- Baclofen (20 people, 12.50%)
- Rebif (18 people, 11.25%)
- Neurontin (11 people, 6.88%)
- Zoloft (10 people, 6.25%)
- Nexium (9 people, 5.62%)
- Klonopin (8 people, 5.00%)
- Vitamin d (7 people, 4.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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