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Review: could Saw palmetto cause Dry eye?

We study 532 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.

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Saw palmetto

Saw palmetto (latest outcomes from 605 users) has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 56,952 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 530 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto. Among them, 4 people (0.75%) have Dry Eye. They amount to 0.01% of all the 56,455 people who have Dry Eye on eHealthMe.

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 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
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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