Review: could Amitiza cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?
Summary: Dry eye is reported only by a few people who take Amitiza.
We study 1,706 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 has active ingredients of lubiprostone. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 1,830 Amitiza users)
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, acne, depression. (latest reports from 12,446 Dry eye patients)
On Jan, 4, 2015: 1,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitiza. Among them, 5 people (0.29%) have Dry Eye.
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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I was on Zetia for about a year for high cholesterol. I couldn't take statin drugs. 6 months into taking Zetia I went to my eye doctor for a routine checkup. He found severe scarring of the cornea in both eyes. I did not relate it to medication at this time. I went to a cornea specialist and she is recommending cornea scrapping of both eyes. Still I did not relate my problem to medication. After googling online I am finding dry eyes being reported as a side effect of Zetia. Dry eyes can cause scarring of the corneas.
After talking to my physician I am now off of the Zetia just in case this is causing my dry eyes. I have not been off of it long enough to tell if this is going to help. I am now facing surgery to scrap the cornea off of both eyes. I will stay off of the Zetia just in case this is my problem because I sure wouldn't want to take a chance in this happening again once the new cornea heals.
I would like to know if anyone else has had this problem and being this severe while taking Zetia?
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