Review: could Spironolactone cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?
Summary: Dry eye is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 25,375 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 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 26,448 Spironolactone users)
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, acne, depression. (latest reports from 12,454 Dry eye patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 25,375 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 66 people (0.26%) have Dry Eye.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Dry eye * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Spironolactone * :
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||1.61%||1.61%||1.61%||14.52%||6.45%||74.19% |
Severity of Dry eye when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Dry eye ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 28.79%)
- Angina pectoris (12 people, 18.18%)
- Arrhythmia (12 people, 18.18%)
- Multiple myeloma (12 people, 18.18%)
- Arthritis (12 people, 18.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (33 people, 50.00%)
- Lisinopril (31 people, 46.97%)
- Zometa (31 people, 46.97%)
- Meclizine (23 people, 34.85%)
- Cephalexin (22 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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