Lexapro and Dry eye - from FDA reports
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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 16, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 184 people (0.36%) have Dry eye
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 79.89 %
- male: 20.11 %
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.71 %
- 10-19: 2.14 %
- 20-29: 1.43 %
- 30-39: 11.43 %
- 40-49: 14.29 %
- 50-59: 38.57 %
- 60+: 31.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 13.59%)
- Arthritis (14 people, 7.61%)
- Stable Angina (12 people, 6.52%)
- Arrhythmias (12 people, 6.52%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 5.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (42 people, 22.83%)
- Lyrica (34 people, 18.48%)
- Folic Acid (32 people, 17.39%)
- Neurontin (29 people, 15.76%)
- Klonopin (28 people, 15.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (66 people, 35.87%)
- Pain (59 people, 32.07%)
- Back Pain (53 people, 28.80%)
- Dizziness (50 people, 27.17%)
- Constipation (45 people, 24.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have been on Losartan for appro three years. I have had dry eyes for three years, also. The last 6 months, it has gotten worse. I am currently under the care of an opthamologist. he has me on restasis, heat treatments, ointment at night and serum tears. Nothing seems to be helping. I ...
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I take Candesaetsn and am struggling with dry eyes in the night and when I wake. I use eye drops frequently in the day and do twice daily eye hygiene program but there has been very little improvement over the past several months.