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Review: could Restasis cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness could be caused by Restasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Dry eye.

We study 4,322 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 4,322 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 130 people (3.01%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,536,209 people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Restasis reports

Time on Restasis when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness42.86%14.29%0.00%28.57%0.00%14.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Restasis * :

FemaleMale
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness90.84%9.16%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Restasis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%0.00%4.39%9.65%4.39%31.58%50.00%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Restasis ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dry eye (27 people, 20.77%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 13.85%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (17 people, 13.08%)
  4. Depression (11 people, 8.46%)
  5. Osteoporosis (7 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (38 people, 29.23%)
  2. Premarin (26 people, 20.00%)
  3. Prilosec (26 people, 20.00%)
  4. Vitamin d (24 people, 18.46%)
  5. Folic acid (23 people, 17.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • K S Prakash on Apr, 6, 2011:

    Hi
    I used Lopid 300 mg once a day for about 3 to 3.5 months. My blood sugar levels rose...
    I stopped Lopid.
    Lopid also caused pain in the lower ribs, just above the stomach apart from muscle weakness.
    I stopped the drug and awaiting for improvement.

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    Fresno on Dec, 9, 2012:

    Over the past year, I have lost substantial muscle tone. Strength remains ok but significant change is hardness of muscles though my diet and workout routine remain the same. I stopped finasteride and continue to loss muscle tone. Have had blood work and other tests all negative. Any suggestions

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    william mcniff on Nov, 20, 2012:

    No one lost muscle tissue/weight during or after the BMT????Really??? I lost 75lbs during and after my BMT. 205 to 130lbs. I have no muscle mass at all.
    It has been over 4 years since my transplant and I still cannot rebuild the lost muscle. This is with
    testosterone shots weight training BCAA Whey protein
    creatine etc etc etc.
    I find it hard to believe muscle wasting did not occur with other patients.

    Fraud!!!!

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • According to a neurofeedback diagnosis, I had lactose and gluten diagnosis prior to taking the medicine, but this is a rather unorthodox method of diagnosis and I never experienced any food intolerances prior to taking the medicine.

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