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 74,005 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 194 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,365 Zoloft 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, 2, 2015: 73,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 251 people (0.34%) have Dry Eye.
Time on Zoloft 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||33.33%||26.67%||26.67%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||6.67% |
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Zoloft * :
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||1.93%||11.11%||7.73%||25.60%||29.95%||23.67% |
Severity of Dry eye when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry eye||16.67%||16.67%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Dry eye ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dry eye||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (56 people, 22.31%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 9.56%)
- Acne (19 people, 7.57%)
- Metastases to bone (15 people, 5.98%)
- Malaria prophylaxis (14 people, 5.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (62 people, 24.70%)
- Celebrex (45 people, 17.93%)
- Aspirin (42 people, 16.73%)
- Aredia (42 people, 16.73%)
- Multi-vitamins (39 people, 15.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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