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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Dry eyes?

We study 203,343 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

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 278,782 patients) can be treated by Tysabri, Copaxone, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.

Dry eyes

Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 57,448 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 203,340 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 160 (0.08%) have Dry Eyes.

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%3.61%8.43%18.67%18.07%37.35%14.46%

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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