Restasis and Lymphoma - from FDA reports
Lymphoma is found among people who take Restasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Actonel, and have Dry eyes. This review analyzes which people have Lymphoma with Restasis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,659 people who have side effects when taking Restasis from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 17, 2017
13,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 9 people (0.07%) have Lymphoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Restasis when people have Lymphoma *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 100 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Lymphoma when taking Restasis *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Lymphoma when taking Restasis *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 37.5 %
- 60+: 62.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dry Eyes (4 people, 44.44%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 22.22%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 22.22%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 person, 11.11%)
- Heart Palpitations (1 person, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (2 people, 22.22%)
- Actonel (2 people, 22.22%)
- Synthroid (1 person, 11.11%)
- Centrum Silver (1 person, 11.11%)
- Aspirin (1 person, 11.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pneumonia (2 people, 22.22%)
- Pain (2 people, 22.22%)
- Lymphadenopathy Mediastinal (2 people, 22.22%)
- Dehydration (2 people, 22.22%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Lymphoma when taking Restasis?
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