Methocarbamol and Dry eyes - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dry eyes is found among people who take Methocarbamol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Methocarbamol and have Dry eyes. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,530 people who have side effects when taking Methocarbamol from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 01, 2022

13,530 people reported to have side effects when taking Methocarbamol.
Among them, 72 people (0.53%) have Dry eyes.

What is Methocarbamol?

Methocarbamol has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms. eHealthMe is studying from 14,394 Methocarbamol users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Dry eyes?

Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) is found to be associated with 2,484 drugs and 1,910 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Methocarbamol and Dry eyes reports submitted per year:

Could Methocarbamol cause Dry eyes?

Time on Methocarbamol when people have Dry eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry eyes when taking Methocarbamol *:

  • female: 66.18 %
  • male: 33.82 %

Age of people who have Dry eyes when taking Methocarbamol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.98 %
  • 30-39: 6.98 %
  • 40-49: 9.3 %
  • 50-59: 39.53 %
  • 60+: 37.21 %

Common drugs people take besides Methocarbamol *:

  1. Zometa: 22 people, 30.56%
  2. Zoloft: 22 people, 30.56%
  3. Amoxicillin: 22 people, 30.56%
  4. Gabapentin: 17 people, 23.61%
  5. Dilaudid: 15 people, 20.83%
  6. Ibuprofen: 14 people, 19.44%
  7. Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen: 14 people, 19.44%
  8. Robaxin: 13 people, 18.06%
  9. Fish Oil: 13 people, 18.06%
  10. Percocet: 12 people, 16.67%

Common side effects people have besides Dry eyes *:

  1. Pain: 40 people, 55.56%
  2. Depression: 38 people, 52.78%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 33 people, 45.83%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 31 people, 43.06%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 30 people, 41.67%
  6. Joint Pain: 28 people, 38.89%
  7. Diarrhea: 26 people, 36.11%
  8. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye): 25 people, 34.72%
  9. Rib Fracture: 25 people, 34.72%
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 24 people, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 11 people, 15.28%
  2. Pain: 9 people, 12.50%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 8.33%
  4. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 4 people, 5.56%
  5. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 4 people, 5.56%
  6. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 3 people, 4.17%
  7. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 3 people, 4.17%
  8. Dermatitis Atopic (inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder): 3 people, 4.17%
  9. Polycythaemia Vera (blood disorder in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells): 3 people, 4.17%
  10. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 3 people, 4.17%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Methocarbamol and have Dry eyes?

Check whether Dry eyes is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on methocarbamol (the active ingredients of Methocarbamol) and Methocarbamol (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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