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Review: could Spironolactone cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?

We study 25,339 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

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Spironolactone

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,408 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 57,448 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 25,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 66 people (0.26%) have Dry Eye.

Trend of Dry eye in Spironolactone reports

Time on Spironolactone when people have Dry eye * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Spironolactone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eye0.00%0.00%1.61%1.61%1.61%14.52%6.45%74.19%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Spironolactone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eye0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (19 people, 28.79%)
  2. Angina pectoris (12 people, 18.18%)
  3. Arrhythmia (12 people, 18.18%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (12 people, 18.18%)
  5. Arthritis (12 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (33 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (31 people, 46.97%)
  3. Zometa (31 people, 46.97%)
  4. Meclizine (23 people, 34.85%)
  5. Cephalexin (22 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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