Restasis and Headache - from FDA reports
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 12,622 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA. Among them, 607 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 Restasis 12,944 users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,239 Headache patients).
On Jan, 21, 2017
12,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 607 people (4.81%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Restasis when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 68.75 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.25 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Restasis *:
- female: 89.9 %
- male: 10.1 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Restasis *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.24 %
- 10-19: 0.24 %
- 20-29: 0.72 %
- 30-39: 6.27 %
- 40-49: 9.4 %
- 50-59: 27.47 %
- 60+: 55.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dry Eyes (264 people, 43.49%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (48 people, 7.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (35 people, 5.77%)
- Pain (31 people, 5.11%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (31 people, 5.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (56 people, 9.23%)
- Synthroid (53 people, 8.73%)
- Vitamin D (51 people, 8.40%)
- Humira (44 people, 7.25%)
- Singulair (35 people, 5.77%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (116 people, 19.11%)
- Eye Pain (90 people, 14.83%)
- Eye Irritation (87 people, 14.33%)
- Dizziness (86 people, 14.17%)
- Fatigue (83 people, 13.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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