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. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,108 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 26, 2017
47,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 115 people (0.24%) have Dry eye
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spironolactone when people have Dry eye *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 80 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20 %
- 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: 71.93 %
- male: 28.07 %
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 %
- 30-39: 2 %
- 40-49: 10 %
- 50-59: 10 %
- 60+: 70 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 20.00%)
- Depression (14 people, 12.17%)
- Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 11.30%)
- Arthritis (13 people, 11.30%)
- Stable Angina (12 people, 10.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (34 people, 29.57%)
- Furosemide (34 people, 29.57%)
- Lisinopril (33 people, 28.70%)
- Nexium (27 people, 23.48%)
- Meclizine (26 people, 22.61%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (46 people, 40.00%)
- Stress And Anxiety (43 people, 37.39%)
- Dry Mouth (41 people, 35.65%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (38 people, 33.04%)
- Fall (38 people, 33.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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