Review: could Restasis cause Vision blurred?
Summary: Vision blurred could be caused by Restasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Systane, and have Dry eye.
We study 4,322 people who have side effects while taking Restasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 421 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 4,313 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis. Among them, 421 people (9.76%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.14% of all the 304,922 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.
Time on Restasis when people have Vision blurred * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vision blurred||62.50%||20.31%||6.25%||3.12%||3.12%||4.69%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Vision blurred when taking Restasis * :
|Vision blurred||83.97%||16.03% |
Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Restasis * :
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.38%||2.26%||6.39%||15.41%||75.56% |
Severity of Vision blurred when taking Restasis ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vision blurred||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dry eye (352 people, 83.61%)
- Glaucoma (14 people, 3.33%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 3.09%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 2.85%)
- Eye irritation (11 people, 2.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Systane (36 people, 8.55%)
- Aspirin (23 people, 5.46%)
- Synthroid (17 people, 4.04%)
- Optive (15 people, 3.56%)
- Refresh plus (14 people, 3.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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