Saw palmetto and Dry eye - from FDA reports


Dry eye is found among people who take Saw palmetto, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Coenzyme Q10, and have Arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Saw palmetto. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,720 people who have side effects when taking Saw palmetto from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

1,720 people reported to have side effects when taking Saw palmetto.
Among them, 11 people (0.64%) have Dry eye

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Saw palmetto cause Dry eye?

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

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (3 people, 27.27%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Gastrointestinal Motility Disorder (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Arthritis (3 people, 27.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coenzyme Q10 (6 people, 54.55%)
  • Magnesium (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Selenium (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Grape Seed Extract (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Acetylcysteine (3 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (6 people, 54.55%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Muscle Spasms (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 45.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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