Review: could Restasis cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?
Summary: Palpitations 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 Aspirin, and have Dry eyes. We study 4,353 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations 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)
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,253 Palpitations patients)
On May, 15, 2015: 4,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 42 people (0.96%) have Palpitations.
Time on Restasis when people have Palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Restasis * :
Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Restasis * :
Severity of Palpitations when taking Restasis ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dry eye (12 people, 28.57%)
- Fibromyalgia (3 people, 7.14%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 7.14%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 7.14%)
- Dry eyes (3 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (18 people, 42.86%)
- Premarin (16 people, 38.10%)
- Prilosec (13 people, 30.95%)
- Ambien (12 people, 28.57%)
- Lipitor (12 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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