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Review: could Saw palmetto cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?

Summary: Dry eye is reported only by a few people who take Saw palmetto.

We study 536 people who have side effects while taking Saw palmetto from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Saw palmetto and have Dry eye >>>

Saw palmetto

Saw palmetto (latest outcomes from 610 users) has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

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Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 12,196 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

Trend of Dry eye reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 536 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto. Among them, 4 people (0.75%) have Dry Eye.

Trend of Dry eye in Saw palmetto reports

Time on Saw palmetto when people have Dry eye * :

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Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Saw palmetto * :

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Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Saw palmetto ** :

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How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dermatitis herpetiformis (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 75.00%)
  3. Anaemia (3 people, 75.00%)
  4. Gastrointestinal motility disorder (3 people, 75.00%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (3 people, 75.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ferrous fumarate (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Manganese (3 people, 75.00%)
  3. Neurontin (3 people, 75.00%)
  4. Vitamin k tab (3 people, 75.00%)
  5. Choline bitartrate (3 people, 75.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Stomach Burning, and takes Saw Palmetto)
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  • Flomax does not help with frequent night time urination maybe not bph but nocturnal?
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Frequent Nighttime Urination, and takes Flomax, Saw Palmetto)
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  • Did you recover from bph?
    (Posted by a 70 year old man who has BPH, and takes Saw Palmetto, Doxazosin)
    For unknown reasons my BPH symptoms have gradually disappeared. I was taking Doxazosin for 2-3 years but it never seemed to really help. I stated taking Saw Palmetto about a year ago. Gradually over this summer my BPH symptoms faded to almost zero. I'm not ready to claim that the Saw Palmetto di ...

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