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Review: could Restasis cause Blood pressure - high?

We study 4,334 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 99 have Blood pressure - high. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure - high and more.

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Restasis

Restasis (latest outcomes from 4,476 users) has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes.

Blood pressure - high

Blood pressure - high (latest reports from 1,179,407 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 4,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 99 people (2.29%) have Blood Pressure - High. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,193,552 people who have Blood Pressure - High on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood pressure - high in Restasis reports

Time on Restasis when people have Blood pressure - high * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood pressure - high50.00%21.43%0.00%7.14%7.14%7.14%7.14%

Gender of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Restasis * :

FemaleMale
Blood pressure - high89.11%10.89%

Age of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Restasis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood pressure - high0.00%0.00%0.00%1.08%8.60%6.45%19.35%64.52%

Severity of Blood pressure - high when taking Restasis ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood pressure - high25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood pressure - high ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood pressure - high0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dry eye (30 people, 30.30%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (11 people, 11.11%)
  3. Hypertension (11 people, 11.11%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (8 people, 8.08%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 7.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (25 people, 25.25%)
  2. Premarin (22 people, 22.22%)
  3. Synthroid (19 people, 19.19%)
  4. Lasix (16 people, 16.16%)
  5. Vitamin d (15 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Have never had high blood pressure. Have been on Restasis for 6 weeks and have had a rise in blood pressure.

    Reply

    Betty022 on Jul, 14, 2014:

    You said you never had high blood pressure and had a rise after 6 weeks of restasis - the exact same thing is happening to me! Did your BP go back to normal - did you stop the restasis? I have just stopped using it to see if my bp will go back to normal but didn't know how long the drug remains in your system - thanks for any info!!

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Healed joint and soft tissue injuries (PID) return with increased pain and swelling. Pressure changes with position. Frequency and intensity of migraines increased with pressure symptoms. Genetic connective tissue disorder - Ehler Danlos Syndrome. Cardiac arrhythmia. History of rheumatic fever, pneumothorax, whooping cough, and severe allergic reactions.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Past distal injuries returning with increased pressure symptoms. Eye pain with movement. Increased pressure and pain with neck movement. Connective tissue disease - Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

    Reply

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