Lexapro and Dry eye - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry eye is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 179 people (0.35%) have Dry Eye


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Dry eye?

Time on Lexapro when people have Dry Eye *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Eye when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 79.33 %
  • male: 20.67 %

Age of people who have Dry Eye when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.72 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 1.45 %
  • 30-39: 11.59 %
  • 40-49: 14.49 %
  • 50-59: 38.41 %
  • 60+: 31.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (46 people, 25.70%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 13.97%)
  • Arthritis (14 people, 7.82%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 7.26%)
  • Arrhythmias (12 people, 6.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people, 23.46%)
  • Lyrica (34 people, 18.99%)
  • Folic Acid (32 people, 17.88%)
  • Neurontin (28 people, 15.64%)
  • Klonopin (28 people, 15.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (65 people, 36.31%)
  • Pain (59 people, 32.96%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (57 people, 31.84%)
  • Back Pain (53 people, 29.61%)
  • Dizziness (50 people, 27.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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