Restasis and Headache - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Restasis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,622 people who have side effects when taking Restasis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 22, 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:

Could Restasis cause Headache?

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.

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