Review: could Spironolactone cause Dry eye?
We study 25,316 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 (latest outcomes from 26,372 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 57,465 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 25,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 66 people (0.26%) have Dry Eye. They amount to 0.12% of all the 56,691 people who have Dry Eye on eHealthMe.
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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