Restasis and Throat irritation - from FDA reports
Throat irritation 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 Vitamin D, and have Dry eyes . We study 12,622 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA. Among them, 70 have Throat irritation. Find out below who they are, when they have Throat irritation 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)
Throat irritation has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, gastrooesophageal reflux disease (latest reports from 21,010 Throat irritation patients).
On Feb, 05, 2017
12,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 70 people (0.55%) have Throat Irritation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Restasis when people have Throat Irritation *:
- < 1 month: 68.18 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.73 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 4.55 %
Gender of people who have Throat Irritation when taking Restasis *:
- female: 92.75 %
- male: 7.25 %
Age of people who have Throat Irritation 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: 15.0 %
- 50-59: 23.33 %
- 60+: 61.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dry Eyes (36 people, 51.43%)
- Asthma (13 people, 18.57%)
- Hypersensitivity (8 people, 11.43%)
- High Blood Pressure (8 people, 11.43%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 11.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (9 people, 12.86%)
- Synthroid (8 people, 11.43%)
- Protonix (8 people, 11.43%)
- Nexium (8 people, 11.43%)
- Symbicort (6 people, 8.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Eye Irritation (11 people, 15.71%)
- Oropharyngeal Pain (10 people, 14.29%)
- Fatigue (9 people, 12.86%)
- Hoarseness Or Changing Voice (8 people, 11.43%)
- Bronchitis (7 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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