Lithium carbonate and Dry eyes - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry eyes is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lamictal, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Dry eyes with Lithium carbonate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,919 people who have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 07, 2017

15,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 16 people (0.1%) have Dry Eyes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Dry eyes?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Dry Eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 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 Eyes when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 56.25 %
  • male: 43.75 %

Age of people who have Dry Eyes when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 37.50%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (5 people, 31.25%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Preventive Health Care (3 people, 18.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (6 people, 37.50%)
  • Lamictal (6 people, 37.50%)
  • Zoloft (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Neurontin (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Saw Palmetto (3 people, 18.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (7 people, 43.75%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 37.50%)
  • Tremor (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Sinusitis (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Muscle Spasms (5 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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