Could Restasis cause Infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Infection is found among people who take Restasis, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 12,049 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA. Among them, 76 have Infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Infection and more.

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Restasis

Restasis has active ingredients of cyclosporine. It is often used in dry eyes. (latest outcomes from Restasis 12,937 users)

Infection

Infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 72,552 Infection patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

12,049 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 76 people (0.63%) have Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Restasis cause Infection?

Time on Restasis when people have Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Infection when taking Restasis *:

  • female: 90.67 %
  • male: 9.33 %

Age of people who have Infection when taking Restasis *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.33 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 43.33 %

Severity of Infection **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (30 people, 39.47%)
  • Lasix (28 people, 36.84%)
  • Oxycontin (21 people, 27.63%)
  • Coumadin (20 people, 26.32%)
  • Valium (19 people, 25.00%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 27.63%)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (18 people, 23.68%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 22.37%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (13 people, 17.11%)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (5 people, 6.58%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Soft Tissue Disorder (24 people, 31.58%)
  • Weight Decreased (23 people, 30.26%)
  • Pulmonary Oedema (21 people, 27.63%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (21 people, 27.63%)
  • Hypotension (20 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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