Amitiza and Dry eye - from FDA reports
Dry eye is found among people who take Amitiza, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Klor-Con, and have Arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Amitiza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,174 people who have side effects when taking Amitiza from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
4,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitiza.
Among them, 14 people (0.34%) have Dry eye
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amitiza when people have Dry eye *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Amitiza *:
- female: 85.71 %
- male: 14.29 %
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Amitiza *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 12.5 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 50.0 %
- 60+: 25.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Arthritis (5 people, 35.71%)
- Pain (3 people, 21.43%)
- Narcolepsy (3 people, 21.43%)
- Cough (2 people, 14.29%)
- Cataplexy (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyrtec (4 people, 28.57%)
- Vitamin D (4 people, 28.57%)
- Ultram (4 people, 28.57%)
- Qvar (4 people, 28.57%)
- Klor-Con (4 people, 28.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (7 people, 50.00%)
- Dry Mouth (7 people, 50.00%)
- Headache (5 people, 35.71%)
- Joint Pain (4 people, 28.57%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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