Spironolactone and Dry eye - from FDA reports
Dry eye is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Osteoporosis . We study 41,237 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA. Among them, 93 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Spironolactone 43,283 users)
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, dry eyes, osteoporosis, acne (latest reports from 23,352 Dry eye patients).
On Feb, 09, 2017
41,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 93 people (0.23%) have Dry Eye
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spironolactone when people have Dry Eye *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dry Eye when taking Spironolactone *:
- female: 71.74 %
- male: 28.26 %
Age of people who have Dry Eye when taking Spironolactone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 8.43 %
- 30-39: 2.41 %
- 40-49: 6.02 %
- 50-59: 6.02 %
- 60+: 77.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 24.73%)
- Depression (14 people, 15.05%)
- Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 13.98%)
- Arthritis (13 people, 13.98%)
- Stable Angina (12 people, 12.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (34 people, 36.56%)
- Furosemide (34 people, 36.56%)
- Lisinopril (33 people, 35.48%)
- Nexium (25 people, 26.88%)
- Meclizine (25 people, 26.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (45 people, 48.39%)
- Stress And Anxiety (43 people, 46.24%)
- Fall (38 people, 40.86%)
- Cataract (37 people, 39.78%)
- Osteopenia (35 people, 37.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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