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 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:

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: 79.89 %
  • 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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