Review: could Restasis cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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 Nexium, and have Dry eyes.
We study 4,353 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Restasis has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from 4,495 Restasis users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,450 Headache patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 4,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 186 people (4.27%) have Headache.
Time on Restasis when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Restasis * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Restasis * :
Severity of Headache when taking Restasis ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dry eye (94 people, 50.54%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 8.06%)
- Asthma (8 people, 4.30%)
- Fibromyalgia (6 people, 3.23%)
- Osteoporosis (6 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (18 people, 9.68%)
- Cymbalta (17 people, 9.14%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 8.60%)
- Plaquenil (14 people, 7.53%)
- Synthroid (14 people, 7.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 62-year old woman with Sudden Hearing Loss. The patient has Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Pantothenic Acid, Metoprolol Succinate, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with Suppliment, Treat High Blood Pressure, Prevent Rejection, Immunsupressive.
- A study of drug interactions between Crestor, Dyazide for a 52-year old woman with Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension. The patient has Headache, Night Sweats
- A study of side effects of Cyclosporine for a 42-year old man with Heart Transplant Rejection. The patient has Memory Impairment, Confusion, Light Sensitivity, Burning Feet Syndrome, Feeling Hot And Cold, Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness, Tremor
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 34-year old woman with Mood Disorder. The patient has Lymph Nodes - Swollen, Headache
Recent Restasis related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Doxepin Hydrochloride, Cyclosporine for a 34-year old woman who has Hives
- Comparions of Labetalol Hydrochloride, Lisinopril, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Cyclosporine for a 52-year old man who has Milk Thistle
- Comparions of Cellcept, Cyclosporine for a 60-year old woman who has Liver Transplant
- Comparions of Tacrolimus, Cyclosporine for a 60-year old woman who has Transplant - Kidney
- Comparions of Tacrolimus, Mycophenolate Mofetil, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Cyclosporine for a 27-year old woman who has Heart Transplant Rejection
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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