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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Dry eyes?

Summary: Dry eyes is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 14,777 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Dry eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eyes and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,044 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of lithium carbonate reports

Dry eyes

Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 10,597 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

Trend of Dry eyes reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 14,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 13 people (0.09%) have Dry Eyes.

Trend of Dry eyes in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Dry eyes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dry eyes when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Dry eyes33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Dry eyes when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%0.00%15.38%7.69%7.69%30.77%38.46%

Severity of Dry eyes when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Dry eyes ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry eyes0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (8 people, 61.54%)
  2. Bipolar i disorder (7 people, 53.85%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (5 people, 38.46%)
  4. Insomnia (4 people, 30.77%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 23.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (8 people, 61.54%)
  2. Lamictal (7 people, 53.85%)
  3. Lexotan (4 people, 30.77%)
  4. Abilify (4 people, 30.77%)
  5. Nitrazepam (4 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Depression From Lifes Events Last A Long Time I Have Had To Go To Hospital, and takes Lithium Carbonate )
    Its just that i dont get over sad times in my life Twice i had to go to hospital with deep depression and now i have been put on lithium so that i dont have a relapse and i think that lithium stimulates the serotonin that the body cant make up when in depression mode i think that is why i stay depre ...

  • Should a person with the history of itp take the drug meloxicam
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who takes Lithium Carbonate, Lorazepam, Simvastatin, Sumatriptan, Meloxicam)
    I am the one in the books on the study of ITP. in 1976 I had my spleen removed as the result of the disease. at that time I was 16. now I am 54 and scarred that if I take any kind of blood thinner this may cause the disease to return. Should I be taking Meloxicam with it being somewhat of a blood ...

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    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Dry Eyes, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Glimepiride, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Gabapentin, Pravastatin Sodium, Metformin, Lisinopril, Xarelto)
    extreme hair thinning inability to relieve dry eye symptoms (burning, feeling of foreign object in eyes can anything be done to correct these eymptoms

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