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 14,813 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 has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,074 Lithium carbonate users)
Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, acne, depression. (latest reports from 10,635 Dry eyes patients)
On Feb, 7, 2015: 14,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 13 people (0.09%) have Dry Eyes.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Dry eyes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry eyes||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Dry eyes when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Dry eyes||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Dry eyes when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Dry eyes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||7.69%||7.69%||30.77%||38.46% |
Severity of Dry eyes when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry eyes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Dry eyes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dry eyes||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (8 people, 61.54%)
- Bipolar i disorder (7 people, 53.85%)
- Bipolar disorder (5 people, 38.46%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 30.77%)
- Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 23.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (8 people, 61.54%)
- Lamictal (7 people, 53.85%)
- Lexotan (4 people, 30.77%)
- Abilify (4 people, 30.77%)
- Nitrazepam (4 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I usually urinate up to 12+ times a day. I cant steep well because of going to the bathroom so much. I cant see well to drive, read... because my eyes are so dry and sensitive. I wear gas permeable lenses (25 years) and cant manage daily life in glasses because my prescription is so high
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