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





Summary: Dry eye is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 73,928 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 190 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Zoloft and have Dry eye >>>

Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 78,283 users)

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.(latest reports from Dry eye 12,196 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 73,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 250 people (0.34%) have Dry Eye.

Trend of Dry eye in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Dry eye * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eye35.71%28.57%28.57%0.00%0.00%7.14%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eye0.00%0.00%1.94%11.17%7.77%25.24%30.10%23.79%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eye0.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry eye0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (56 people, 22.40%)
  2. Osteoporosis (24 people, 9.60%)
  3. Acne (19 people, 7.60%)
  4. Metastases to bone (15 people, 6.00%)
  5. Malaria prophylaxis (14 people, 5.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (62 people, 24.80%)
  2. Celebrex (45 people, 18.00%)
  3. Aredia (42 people, 16.80%)
  4. Aspirin (42 people, 16.80%)
  5. Multi-vitamins (39 people, 15.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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