Review: could Amitiza cause Dry eye?
We study 1,702 people who have side effects while taking Amitiza from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.
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Amitiza (latest outcomes from 1,825 users) has active ingredients of lubiprostone. It is often used in constipation.
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 57,041 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.
On Jul, 1, 2014: 1,701 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitiza. Among them, 5 people (0.29%) have Dry Eye. They amount to 0.01% of all the 56,187 people who have Dry Eye on eHealthMe.
Time on Amitiza when people have Dry eye * :
Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Amitiza * :
|Dry eye||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Amitiza * :
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Dry eye when taking Amitiza ** :
How people recovered from Dry eye ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 40.00%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 40.00%)
- Fibromyalgia (1 people, 20.00%)
- Endoscopy (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ultram (3 people, 60.00%)
- Tylenol-500 (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lovaza (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lasix (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lipitor (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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An MRI showed sinus inflammation with no infection and no congestion and no runny nose. I have had a severed headache for 9 months with strong pain in my right eye on the side the inflammation is worse. antihistamines give no relief, and no relief from neti pot or saline rinses and no relief from beclomethasone spray after 4 months of use. 4 Oxycocet a day only gives slight pain relief. Also have severe fatigue. I also have neck pain on the sides of my neck and stiffness on both sides of the back of the neck. I have no other sinus conditions, no polyps, no deviated septum. Could the alprazolam be the sole problem?
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Have had unidentified autoimmune disease for five years, elevated cardiac enzymes from coronary vasospasms, joint pain, arthritis, muscle weakness, muscle tears
From this study (1 month ago):
I took INH in 1995 for 9 months also wondering if these symptoms could be long term side effect from that.
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