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Review: could Amitiza cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?

Summary: Dry eye is reported only by a few people who take Amitiza.

We study 1,705 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

Amitiza (latest outcomes from 1,828 users) has active ingredients of lubiprostone. It is often used in constipation.

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Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 12,196 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

Trend of Dry eye reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitiza. Among them, 5 people (0.29%) have Dry Eye.

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Time on Amitiza when people have Dry eye * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Amitiza * :

FemaleMale
Dry eye60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Amitiza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Amitiza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Arthritis (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Endoscopy (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ultram (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Tylenol-500 (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Lovaza (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Lasix (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Lipitor (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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