Mint and Eye infection - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Eye infection is reported only by a few people who take Mint.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Mint and have Eye infection. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 994 people who have side effects while taking Mint from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 Mar, 24, 2023

994 people reported to have side effects when taking Mint.
Among them, 5 people (0.5%) have Eye infection.

What is Mint?

Mint has active ingredients of peppermint. eHealthMe is studying from 1,034 Mint users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Eye infection?

Eye infection is found to be associated with 1,295 drugs and 724 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Mint and Eye infection reports submitted per year:

Could Mint cause Eye infection?

Gender of people who have Eye infection when taking Mint *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Eye infection when taking Mint *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Mint *:

  1. Ventolin: 4 people, 80.00%
  2. Spiriva: 4 people, 80.00%
  3. Phyllocontin: 4 people, 80.00%
  4. Movicol: 4 people, 80.00%
  5. Losartan: 4 people, 80.00%
  6. Tramadol: 3 people, 60.00%
  7. Paracetamol: 3 people, 60.00%

Common side effects people have besides Eye infection *:

  1. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: 5 people, 100.00%
  3. Sleep Walking (walking during sleep): 4 people, 80.00%
  4. Nightmares (unpleasant dreams): 4 people, 80.00%
  5. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind): 4 people, 80.00%
  6. Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels): 4 people, 80.00%
  7. Cough: 4 people, 80.00%
  8. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 1 person, 20.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Mint and have Eye infection?

Check whether Eye infection 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.

Related studies

How severe was Eye infection and when was it recovered:

Expand to all the drugs that have ingredients of peppermint:

Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of Mint:

  • Mint (1,034 reports)

Eye infection treatments and more:

COVID vaccines that are related to Eye infection:

Common drugs associated with Eye infection:

All the drugs that are associated with Eye infection:

Common conditions associated with Eye infection:

All the conditions that are associated with Eye infection:

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on peppermint (the active ingredients of Mint) and Mint (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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DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only. Our phase IV clinical studies alone cannot establish cause-effect relationship. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

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