Review: could Restasis cause Blood Pressure - High?


Summary

Blood pressure - high is found among people who take Restasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Dry eye . We study 11,646 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 215 have Blood pressure - high. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure - high and more.

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Restasis

Restasis has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from Restasis 12,528 users)

Blood Pressure - High

Blood pressure - high has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 476,852 Blood pressure - high patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

11,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 215 people (1.85%) have Blood Pressure - High


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Restasis cause Blood pressure - high?

Time on Restasis when people have Blood Pressure - High *:

  • < 1 month: 59.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Blood Pressure - High when taking Restasis *:

  • female: 90.05 %
  • male: 9.95 %

Age of people who have Blood Pressure - High when taking Restasis *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 6.11 %
  • 50-59: 20.56 %
  • 60+: 67.22 %

Severity if Blood Pressure - High when taking Restasis **:

  • least: 66.67 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Blood Pressure - High **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dry Eye (71 people, 33.02%)
  • Hypertension (34 people, 15.81%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (22 people, 10.23%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people, 8.37%)
  • Hypothyroidism (13 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (32 people, 14.88%)
  • Lipitor (25 people, 11.63%)
  • Premarin (24 people, 11.16%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 11.16%)
  • Lasix (22 people, 10.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (33 people, 15.35%)
  • Nausea (30 people, 13.95%)
  • Headache (29 people, 13.49%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 12.56%)
  • Muscle Spasms (24 people, 11.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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